Episode 1901

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Episode 1901 was broadcast on 12 December 1996, and was the first quarter-final in the final stages of the Supreme Championship.

John Clarke played Chris Rogers, with John Clarke winning 56 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jenny Hanley, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Clarke Score Chris Rogers Others Max.
1 CQTOEUSMI MISQUOTE 8 – 8 MISQUOTE 8
2 WLSEONEFA FELONS 14 – 14 FELONS LOANEES*, ONESELF 15
3 WFLIEOGDM FLOWED 20 – 20 FILMED FOILED, GLOWED*, GOLFED*, MILDEW, MOILED, WOLFED* 21
4 8 10 2 3 4 6 → 877 876
(6 + 3 + 2) × 8 × 10 − 4
27 – 27 876
(6 + 3 + 2) × 8 × 10 − 4

CV: 877 = (8 × 2 + 6) × 10 × 4 − 3

31
5 HZRJEAPTO HEART 32 – 27 pather ☓ PATZER, POTHER*, PROTEA*, TEPHRA*, THORPE*, ZEROTH 37
6 PDREOILBS SPOILED 39 – 34 BOILERS BOLIDES*, BORIDES*, BRIDLES*, BROILED, DESPOIL*, DIPOLES*, DISROBE*, LIBEROS*, PERIODS, POLDERS*, SOLDIER*, SOLIDER*, SPOILER* 44
7 VTSECANUA VACATES 46 – 41 VACATES EVACUANTS* 62
8 25 6 8 4 10 1 → 840 46 – 41

CV: 840 = (8 + 4) × (6 + 1) × 10

72
9 LEFTDANTE FLATTENED
(17.25 seconds)
56 – 41 82
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