Episode 1899

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Episode 1899 was broadcast on 10 December 1996, and was the second semi-final of Group G in the Supreme Championship.

Gareth Williams played Tony Vick, with Tony Vick winning 51 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Hanley, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gareth Williams Score Tony Vick Others Max.
1 GEUMCINJD EDUCING 7 – 0 deucing ☓ 7
2 LGQOAWBEP BELOW 12 – 5 AGLOW BAGEL, BOGEL*, BOWEL*, ELBOW*, GABLE*, GALOP*, GLOBE*, PLAGE* 12
3 FOTREADTO frotted ☓ 12 – 12 ROTATED 19
4 75 6 1 2 4 7 → 784 12 – 22 784
(75 + 4) × (7 + 2 + 1) − 6


29
5 SAEZYCMIS MESSY 17 – 27 MESSY AMICES*, ASSIZE*, MESIAS*, ZYMASE 35
6 DAFSEATRU STRAFED 24 – 34 STRAFED DATURAS* 42
7 IYHTLEWGO WEIGHTY 31 – 41 WEIGHTY WHITELY* 49
8 50 7 4 9 10 10 → 886 886
(10 + 7) × 50 + 9 × 4
41 – 41 890


59
9 VILESTILE 41 – 51 LIVELIEST
(6 seconds)
69
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