Episode 1855

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Episode 1855 was broadcast on 9 October 1996, and was the first quarter-final of Group A in the Supreme Championship.

Don Reid played Olivia Lloyd-Potts, with Don Reid winning 57 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Don Reid Score Olivia Lloyd-Potts Others Max.
1 CSINARPEN PANNIERS 8 – 8 PINNACES CRANNIES* 8
2 TGSBIAEJL BESTIAL 15 – 8 gaiest ☓ ABLEIST*, AGILEST*, ASTILBE*, GIBLETS*, JALEBIS*, LIGATES, STABILE* 15
3 MARETOYRN MONETARY 23 – 16 MONETARY 23
4 75 4 1 3 5 2 → 896 896
(5 + 1) × 2 × 75 − 4
33 – 16 896 ☓


33
5 RSBIOTDEQ DISROBE 40 – 23 EDITORS BORIDES*, DEBTORS*, ORBITED*, SORTIED*, STEROID*, STORIED*, STROBED*, TRIODES* 40
6 HISVEROZL RELISH 40 – 30 SHRIVEL 47
7 TLRIEGMAR MIGRATE 47 – 30 GAMIER ARMIGER*, MALTIER*, MARLIER*, RAGTIME*, RETIRAL*, RETRIAL*, TRAILER, TRIGRAM* 54
8 25 10 3 2 8 4 → 965 965
(25 × 10 − 8) × 4 − 3
57 – 30 960


64
9 PROFAINOR 57 – 40 RAINPROOF
(8 seconds)
74
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