Episode 1939

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Episode 1939 was broadcast on 11 February 1997, as part of Series 34.

Paul Nixon played Roger Hayward, with Roger Hayward winning 31 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Nixon Score Roger Hayward Others Max.
1 KBPAUOSRA PARKS 5 – 5 BARKS ABURAS*, BURKAS*, KAPURS*, OUBAAS*, PAKORA*, PARKAS 6
2 COGLHUEZR cougher ☓ 5 – 11 CLOUGH LOUCHER* 13
3 PLXOAELTN PALLET 5 – 18 POLENTA EXPLANT* 20
4 75 10 7 7 6 4 → 885 884 ☓ 5 – 25 884
(75 + 7 + 6) × 10 + 4

CV: 885 = (7 + 4) × 75 + 6 × 10

30
5 PFBUIALEG PLAGUE 11 – 25 FABLE FIBULAE, FILABEG* 37
6 RDNAEISHM REMAINS 18 – 25 SHRINE HERDSMAN, MISHEARD 45
7 EEGIFRCQO FIERCE 24 – 31 FIERCE 51
8 5 7 9 5 3 10 → 821 830
7 × (9 + 3) × 10 − (5 + 5)
29 – 31 820 ☓

CV: 821 = (10 + 7) × (5 × 9 + 3) + 5

61
9 AIRDEMAND 29 – 31 MARINADED 71
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