Episode 1871

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Episode 1871 was broadcast on 31 October 1996, and was the third quarter-final of Group C in the Supreme Championship.

Brian Hudson played Mandi Hale, with Brian Hudson winning 58 – 48, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was June Whitfield, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Hudson Score Mandi Hale Others Max.
1 NSEOGXNEP OPENS 5 – 5 OPENS PONGEES 7
2 GIMAETJOD MOATED 11 – 11 IMAGED GODETIA 14
3 NIEPSZALR PLAINER 18 – 18 ALPINES PRALINES 22
4 25 4 4 10 9 2 → 944 945
(4 × 10 − 2) × 25 − (9 − 4)
25 – 18 946

CV: 944 = (25 × 4 + 4) × 9 + 10 − 2

32
5 LSBTEUIES busties ☓ 25 – 25 BUSIEST BLUESIEST 50
6 RQPIEGTAL PLATER 31 – 31 PIRATE AGILER*, ARTELI*, GAITER*, GELATI*, LIGATE*, PALTER*, PARGET*, PIGLET*, PRATIE*, RETAIL*, TERGAL*, TRIAGE*, TRIPLE* 56
7 BHDIETRUO OUTRIDE 38 – 38 OUTRIDE BIRTHED*, BRUITED*, DOUBTER*, HIDEOUT*, OBTRUDE*, ORBITED, OUTBRED*, REDOUBT* 63
8 25 5 6 8 7 10 → 381 380 38 – 48 381
(5 + 10) × 25 + 6


73
9 SEMISMOTE SOMETIMES
(25.5 seconds)
48 – 48 83
TB LUNACYINN UNCANNILY
(3.75 seconds)
58 – 48 83
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