Episode 1867

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Episode 1867 was broadcast on 25 October 1996, and was the second semi-final of Group B in the Supreme Championship.

Chris Waddington played Andrew Perry, with Andrew Perry winning 43 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was June Whitfield, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

NOTE: The conundrum was illegal as EASY-GOING is specified only as a hyphenated word in the dictionary.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Waddington Score Andrew Perry Others Max.
1 PDTIEAVTD PATTED 6 – 6 PATTED DATIVE, PITTED, VATTED*, VITTAE* 6
2 GREALSAYD GLARES 6 – 13 LAAGERS YARDAGES* 14
3 RLGOEOSNC CONSOLER 14 – 13 LONGER 22
4 75 4 3 6 8 3 → 697 698
(75 − 3 − 3) × (6 + 4) + 8
21 – 20 696
(4 × 3 + 75) × 8

CV: 697 = (75 − 8 + 3) × (6 + 4) − 3

32
5 SNWIIATNU WAIST 26 – 25 WAITS ISATIN*, SUNTAN, WITANS* 38
6 RYRAIABSJ BRIARS 32 – 31 BRIARS ARABIS*, ARRAYS*, BRAAIS*, BRIARY* 44
7 LXPEAEMHF EXPEL 32 – 38 EXAMPLE EXEMPLA* 51
8 100 10 8 7 7 9 → 534 540
(8 × 7 − (9 − 7)) × 10
37 – 43 540
(8 × 7 − (9 − 7)) × 10

CV: 534 = (7 × 10 − 8) × 7 + 100

61
9 ANOISYEGG synagogue ☓
(20.5 seconds)
37 – 43 EASYGOING 71
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