Episode 1917

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Episode 1917 was broadcast on 10 January 1997, as part of Series 34.

Duncan Robertson played Norman Metcalfe, with Norman Metcalfe winning 56 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Joanna Kay.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Duncan Robertson Score Norman Metcalfe Others Max.
1 THFAUEQMD HATED 5 – 5 MATED HAFTED 6
2 SNRAOUHPA APRONS 11 – 5 SHORN ANAPHORS* 14
3 BRNOAUGLY BARON 16 – 10 RANGY LANGUOR 21
4 100 3 8 2 10 8 → 550 550
(8 − 2) × 100 − (8 − 3) × 10
26 – 20 550
(100 + 10) × (3 + 2)


31
5 MWJIAERDT ADMIRE 32 – 26 TIRADE READMIT, WARTIME 38
6 SBVRNIOIE IVORIES 39 – 33 NOISIER VIBRIONES 56
7 LFSEAIRNC failers ☓ 39 – 39 FLARES CARLINES, FANCIERS, FRANCISE* 64
8 50 6 8 9 10 4 → 720 720 ☓ 39 – 46 717
(10 + 4) × 50 + 9 + 8

CV: 720 = 8 × 9 × 10

74
9 NUNGLIDER 39 – 56 UNDERLING
(8.25 seconds)
84
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