Episode 1946

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Episode 1946 was broadcast on 20 February 1997, as part of Series 34.

Steve Coberman played Martin Thomas, with Steve Coberman winning 56 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Coberman Score Martin Thomas Others Max.
1 OINTCDAER CREATION 8 – 8 REACTION REDACTION 18
2 LSFAULAGI FLAGS 13 – 13 FAILS LUGSAIL* 25
3 TXEOEGPRH EXPORT 19 – 19 EXPORT PROTEGE 32
4 50 1 3 8 5 7 → 773 766 19 – 26 770
(8 + 7) × (50 + 1) + 5

CV: 773 = (8 + 7) × (50 + 1) + 5 + 3

42
5 LNSUELLVA NAVELS 25 – 32 VALUES AVULSE*, NAEVUS*, NULLAS*, SNAVEL*, SNAVLE*, SULLEN, UNSEAL* 48
6 MQIAOSSFE FOAMS 30 – 32 mossie ☓ FOSSAE*, MASSIF*, MESIAS* 54
7 VNCIAISEM MINCES 36 – 38 AMINES AMNESIC, CINEMAS, MENISCI* 61
8 50 3 4 1 7 3 → 603 603
4 × 3 × 50 + 3
46 – 48 603
4 × 3 × 50 + 3


71
9 NEVSDIGIT DIVESTING
(4.25 seconds)
56 – 48 81
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