Episode 1885

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Episode 1885 was broadcast on 20 November 1996, and was the first semi-final of Group E in the Supreme Championship.

David Trace played Richard Campbell, with David Trace winning 46 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Catherine Stokes.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Trace Score Richard Campbell Others Max.
1 DTIUDHEAF AUDITED 7 – 0 FATED 7
2 PERTIEBCA REBATE 13 – 6 CARPET PARETIC*, PEATIER*, PICRATE*, RECEIPT 14
3 DSTOELVEA DELVES 19 – 6 ovates ☓ DESOLATE, SOLVATED 22
4 1 10 4 9 5 8 → 431 430 19 – 16 431
(5 × 8 + 4) × 10 − 9


32
5 LTRUIESAC ARTICLES 27 – 24 CURTAILS AURICLES*, CURLIEST, RECITALS, RETICULA*, SURICATE*, UTRICLES* 40
6 LBEAGYEMJ BEAGLE 33 – 30 BEAGLE GAMBLE, GAMELY, GLEAMY*, MABELE* 46
7 SMNXAELOV LOAVES 39 – 36 MELONS ANOLES*, LEMANS*, LEMONS, MALEOS*, MAVENS*, NAVELS*, NOSEMA*, NOVELS*, SALMON, SLOVEN*, SNAVEL*, SNAVLE*, SOLEMN*, VOXELS* 52
8 25 8 4 2 1 3 → 991 994
8 × (4 + 1) × 25 − 2 × 3
46 – 36 995

CV: 991 = (8 × 25 − 1) × (3 + 2) − 4

62
9 SUCKWATER wurstcake ☓
(27 seconds)
46 – 36 AWESTRUCK 72
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