Episode 1881

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Episode 1881 was broadcast on 14 November 1996, and was the first quarter-final of Group E in the Supreme Championship.

David Trace played Russell Byers, with David Trace winning 68 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Trace Score Russell Byers Others Max.
1 LTOANDABE NOTABLE 7 – 7 BLOATED ABALONE*, ABLATED*, DATABLE*, TALONED* 7
2 UCEDPNIGN UPENDING 15 – 7 PENGUIN 15
3 SVAOHRAXO HOARS 20 – 12 HOARS AROHA*, ARVOS*, HAARS*, HORAS* 20
4 50 3 8 6 7 9 → 922 924
3 × 6 × 50 + 9 + 7 + 8
27 – 12 895

CV: 922 = (6 × 50 + 7) × 3 + 9 − 8

30
5 EOTRGRIYE REGRET 33 – 18 GOITRE ETRIER*, GORIER*, GREYER*, RETIRE*, RIOTER* 36
6 OFSRECGUT SCOUTER 40 – 25 FORGETS FOREGUTS*, FRUCTOSE 44
7 OSINVAISN INVASIONS 58 – 43 INVASIONS 62
8 75 2 7 8 5 9 → 510 510
75 × 7 − 8 − 5 − 2
68 – 53 510
75 × 7 − 8 − 5 − 2


72
9 HEATBURNS 68 – 63 SUNBATHER
(1.5 seconds)
82


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