Episode 1876

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Episode 1876 was broadcast on 7 November 1996, and was the second quarter-final of Group D in the Supreme Championship.

Lawrence Pearse played Jackie McLeod, with Jackie McLeod winning 47 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lawrence Pearse Score Jackie McLeod Others Max.
1 BNACOTGES BEACONS 0 – 8 COGNATES 8
2 RFRCIUOLO COLOUR 6 – 14 FROLIC COULOIR 15
3 RTAGESHOS HOSTAGES 14 – 22 HOSTAGES SHORTAGES 33
4 50 9 3 5 3 8 → 101 101
3 × 50 − 8 × 5 − 9
24 – 32 101
(5 − 3) × 50 + 9 − 8


43
5 AHMURNEEJ HARM 28 – 32 humaner ☓ HUMANE, MANURE 49
6 MSAVODMIT ATOMISM 35 – 32 AVOIDS DIATOMS, MADTOMS*, MASTOID, MIDMOST* 56
7 FYSZUAIPT FITS 35 – 37 PASTY ASITY*, FIATS*, FUSTY*, PATSY*, PITAS*, PUTAS*, STUPA*, SPITZ*, TAPIS*, TIPSY* 61
8 1 10 7 6 1 7 → 162 162
((1 + 1) × 10 + 7) × 6
45 – 37


71
9 TINYROSIE 45 – 47 SENIORITY
(2 seconds)
81
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