Episode 1873

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Episode 1873 was broadcast on 4 November 1996, and was the second semi-final of Group C in the Supreme Championship.

Barry Grossman played Brian Hudson, with Barry Grossman winning 52 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Barry Grossman Score Brian Hudson Others Max.
1 TVLAOOSMA OVALS 5 – 5 SALVO ALMOST, AMATOL*, STOMAL* 6
2 TLNGEUODL TONGUED 12 – 12 TONGUED LOUNGED 13
3 PISOTGAPH STOPGAP 19 – 12 PATOIS GOATISH 20
4 50 9 3 1 2 4 → 514 514
(9 + 1) × 50 + 3 × 4 + 2
29 – 22 514
(9 + 1) × 50 + (3 + 4) × 2


30
5 XRTSNEAOZ TREASON 36 – 29 SENATOR SANTERO* 37
6 DBEATSLUW sublated ☓ 36 – 35 WASTED BLASTED, BUSTLED*, SALUTED, STABLED* 44
7 FCLDIOEVD CODDLE 42 – 41 COILED COIFED*, COLDIE*, DOCILE*, DEVOID*, FIDDLE*, FOILED*, FOLDED, VOICED*, VOIDED* 50
8 25 50 7 10 8 2 → 602 602
(25 + 50) × 8 + 2
52 – 51 602
(25 + 50) × 8 + 2


60
9 BITSOFTER 52 – 51 FROSTBITE 70
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