Episode 1925

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Episode 1925 was broadcast on 22 January 1997, as part of Series 34.

Tony Killilea played Chris Smith, with Tony Killilea winning 63 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Joanna Kay.

Notably, Killilea scored maximum points in all the letters and numbers rounds, being denied a perfect game only by failing to solve the conundrum.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Killilea Score Chris Smith Others Max.
1 RRKEADOAS ADORERS 7 – 0 DARKER DROSERA* 7
2 FDCIOLENJ CONFIDE 14 – 0 ENFOLD 14
3 MSCGEUIAN CEASING 21 – 7 AMUSING AMNESIC*, CAESIUM, CAUSING*, CINEMAS*, ENIGMAS*, GAMINES*, GUINEAS*, SAUCING*, SEAMING* 21
4 100 1 7 7 5 3 → 195 195
(3 − 1) × 100 − 5
31 – 17 195
(3 − 1) × 100 − 5


31
5 TRIELTMOP POLITER 38 – 24 POTTIER IMPLORE, MOTLIER*, PLOTTER*, TRIMPOT*, TRIOLET*, TRIPLET* 38
6 TBRIAOHDE BREADTH 45 – 24 debator ☓ ABORTED, BIRTHED*, HABITED*, ORBITED*, TRIBADE* 45
7 NHGIABTIP HABITING 53 – 32 HABITING 53
8 75 9 10 6 10 4 → 741 741
75 × 10 − 9
63 – 42 741
75 × 10 − 9


63
9 REDLIPSAL 63 – 42 SPIRALLED 73
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