Episode 1918

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Episode 1918 was broadcast on 13 January 1997, as part of Series 34.

Jane Gray played Norman Metcalfe, with Norman Metcalfe winning 50 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was David Howson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jane Gray Score Norman Metcalfe Others Max.
1 LLIWASDEG swilled ☓6 0 – 7 SWILLED DALLIES*, SALLIED*, SILAGED*, WALLIES 7
2 HMROIEDRE HIRED 5 – 12 HIRED HEIRDOM, REHOMED* 14
3 TTENISBYE TINTS 10 – 17 STINT NETTIES*, SYENITE, TENSITY* 21
4 25 10 5 3 2 7 → 900 10 – 27 900
(7 × 5 + 3 − 2) × 25


31
5 PSFIAORNE PERSONA 17 – 27 PRISON PINAFORES* 49
6 DNORPELTI POLITER 24 – 34 POLITER DIOPTRE*, DIPLONT*, DROPLET, LENTOID*, PERIDOT*, PILOTED*, POINTED, POINTER*, PORTEND, PRINTED*, PROLINE*, PROTEIN*, REPOINT*, RETINOL*, TENDRIL*, TRIPLED* 56
7 GRDVEAITA variated ☓ 24 – 40 VARIED DIVAGATE 64
8 25 1 2 9 5 6 → 382 382
(6 + 9) × 25 + 5 + 2
34 – 50 382
(6 + 9) × 25 + 5 + 2


74
9 GRYPHOBIA BIOGRAPHY
(6 seconds)
44 – 50 84
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