Episode 1870

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Barry Grossman with Richard, Carol and June Whitfield.

Episode 1870 was broadcast on 30 October 1996, and was the second quarter-final of Group C in the Supreme Championship.

Barry Grossman played Robert Violett, with Barry Grossman winning 48 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was June Whitfield, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Barry Grossman Score Robert Violett Others Max.
1 YDKAIRLAT TARDILY 7 – 0 RADIAL 7
2 CINCATROS ACROSTIC 15 – 0 RATIONS NARCOTICS 25
3 MDSHAOORD HOARDS 21 – 0 DOOMS DOODAHS*, DORADOS, RODHAMS* 32
4 50 1 5 10 8 3 → 374 374
50 × 8 − 10 × 3 + 5 − 1
31 – 0 379


42
5 LERHOEYWN WHEREON 38 – 7 NOWHERE 49
6 GBRSIEFUG FIGURES 38 – 15 FIREBUGS 57
7 VATPECALO VACATE 38 – 22 PLACATE CLAVATE*, POLECAT* 64
8 50 5 10 6 6 7 → 541 541
(6 + 5) × 50 − 10 + 7 − 6
48 – 32 541
50 × 10 + 7 × 6 − (6 − 5)


74
9 ULTRAPAIN 48 – 42 TARPAULIN
(18.5 seconds)
84
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