Episode 1952

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Episode 1952 was broadcast on 28 February 1997, as part of Series 34.

Frank Smith played Andrew Newens, with Andrew Newens winning 44 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sheila Ferguson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Frank Smith Score Andrew Newens Others Max.
1 SUMVCEAND SAVED 0 – 6 AMENDS UNCASED, UNSAVED* 7
2 LXPNEAEIT explained ☓ 0 – 13 EXPLAIN PETALINE, PIXELATE* 15
3 RSRCEOIGO GORSIER 7 – 20 GROCERS CORRIES, CROSIER*, GOOSIER*, GRICERS* 22
4 50 25 7 2 10 3 → 909 915 7 – 27 910
(10 + 2) × (50 + 25) + 7 + 3

CV: 909 = (10 + 7) × (50 + 2) + 25

32
5 RRNAEATYE NARRATE 14 – 27 ARTERY TERNARY, TERRANE*, YEARNER* 39
6 AECSSENFI CEASES 14 – 34 FANCIES FASCINES*, FIANCEES 47
7 WRHGUIELM UGLIER 20 – 34 GRIME GLUIER, HELIUM*, HUMERI*, REGULI* 53
8 75 50 4 2 1 5 → 881 850 20 – 34 894

CV: 881 = ((50 − 2) × 5 − 1) × 4 − 75

63
9 CIGARREEN 20 – 44 CAREERING
(8.75 seconds)
73
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