Episode 1860

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Episode 1860 was broadcast on 16 October 1996, and was the second semi-final of Group A in the Supreme Championship.

John Clarke played Andy Bodle, with John Clarke winning 55 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Clarke Score Andy Bodle Others Max.
1 LRZOEERMR MORE 4 – 4 ZERO ERROR*, MERLE*, MOREL, ORMER*, ROMER* 5
2 AIONRYTVC VICTORY 4 – 12 VORACITY 13
3 NBNEAILPS SPANIEL 11 – 12 pinneal ☓ BIPLANES 21
4 50 4 7 1 3 5 → 403 403
(7 + 1) × 50 + 3
21 – 22 403
(7 + 1) × 50 + 3


31
5 EAIBYTRNH BREATHY 28 – 29 BREATHY HAIRNET, THERIAN* 38
6 GJLEAISFD SILAGED 35 – 29 FIELDS GADFLIES 46
7 OEITFSXAD oxidates ☓ 35 – 29 oxidates ☓ FIXATED*, FIXATES*, FOISTED*, FOXIEST, IODATES*, OXIDASE*, STIFADO*, TOADIES* 53
8 75 8 4 7 1 2 → 596 596
75 × 8 − 4
45 – 39 596
75 × 8 − 4


63
9 TUMMIPROP IMPROMPTU
(1.25 seconds)
55 – 39 73
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