Episode 1869

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Episode 1869 was broadcast on 29 October 1996, and was the first quarter-final of Group C in the Supreme Championship.

Ian Bebbington played James Sinclair, with Ian Bebbington winning 45 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was June Whitfield, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Bebbington Score James Sinclair Others Max.
1 LYRPUEIES PUERILE 7 – 0 PERILS PLEURISY 8
2 LNOFGUIAM FOULING 14 – 7 FOULING FLAMINGO 16
3 SVTDXOEIB DIVEST 20 – 13 VIDEOS BOXIEST 23
4 7 3 6 5 8 1 → 757 20 – 13

CV: 757 = 6 × 5 × (8 × 3 + 1) + 7

33
5 WRACJUELG GLARE 25 – 13 clawer ☓ CURLEW 39
6 PGSNPAOEA SPONGE 31 – 19 SPONGE APNOEAS, APOGEAN* 46
7 TZENIGNAE ANTIGEN 38 – 19 ENGINE ANTEING*, GENTIAN*, NETIZEN*, TZIGANE* 53
8 25 3 10 9 5 1 → 726 725
(3 × 10 − 1) × 25
45 – 26 725
(3 × 10 − 1) × 25

CV: 726 = ((5 − 3) × 10 + 9) × 25 + 1

63
9 PLOTLEASE 45 – 36 SELLOTAPE
(14 seconds)
73
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