Episode 1955

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Episode 1955 was broadcast on 5 March 1997, as part of Series 34.

Noel Beever played Simon Kirkwood, with Simon Kirkwood winning 58 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sheila Ferguson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Noel Beever Score Simon Kirkwood Others Max.
1 XERUSHWAR WASHER 6 – 6 WASHER HAWSER*, RASHER, REWASH*, RUSHER*, SHARER*, WAXERS*, WHARES* 6
2 VYEIJNREP PREEN 6 – 12 VINERY ENVIER*, PINERY*, PYRENE*, REPINE*, VENERY* 12
3 BIKLAGTIM MALT 6 – 17 ALIBI GLAIKIT* 19
4 25 75 3 2 4 2 → 896 896
3 × 2 × 2 × 25 − 4
16 – 27 896
75 × 3 × 4 − 2 − 2


29
5 FYELNERCE fleecer ☓ 16 – 27 fleecer ☓ CELERY, CRENEL*, FEELER*, FENCER*, FLEECE, FLEECY*, FREELY 35
6 BIIZHRAUL HAUL 16 – 32 BRAIL BRAZIL, BURIAL 41
7 CSDOEARMI DREAMS 22 – 38 DISARM COMRADES, IDOCRASE*, MERCADOS* 49
8 25 100 1 4 4 9 → 197 197
100 + 25 × 4 − (4 − 1)
32 – 48 197
100 + 25 × 4 − (4 − 1)


59
9 TARADUETS 32 – 58 SATURATED
(12.75 seconds)
69
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