Episode 1948

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Episode 1948 was broadcast on 24 February 1997, as part of Series 34.

Steve Coberman played Karen Sharman, with Steve Coberman winning 54 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Coberman Score Karen Sharman Others Max.
1 LNIOVTFEM VIOLENT 7 – 7 VIOLENT 7
2 SRCIEGVOE corgies ☓ 7 – 14 GRIEVES CORVEES*, EROSIVE*, SERVICE, VOICERS* 14
3 IASTLXNOI taxons ☓ 7 – 20 TALONS LIAISON, OXTAILS 21
4 100 9 6 4 10 9 → 246 246
(4 × 10 + 9 ÷ 9) × 6
17 – 20 240


31
5 PDNAUCQIA PANIC 22 – 25 PANIC UNPAID 37
6 SSIEHTRIG RIGHTS 28 – 31 SISTER RIGHTIES*, SIGHTERS, TIGERISH* 45
7 TGAORGWIE TOWAGE 34 – 37 WAITER GOATIER* 52
8 75 9 7 8 1 1 → 594 594
75 × 8 − (7 − 1)
44 – 37 596


62
9 TWINTIGER WITTERING
(14 seconds)
54 – 37 wintering ☓
(4.5 seconds)
72
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