Episode 1961

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Episode 1961 was broadcast on 13 March 1997, as part of Series 34.

Jon Barlow played James Martin, with James Martin winning 52 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Denis Norden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon Barlow Score James Martin Others Max.
1 LEGRATGRL GRATER 6 – 6 TALLER GALLET*, GARGET*, GARGLE*, GARRET*, GARTER*, LAGGER*, LARGER, TERGAL* 6
2 TIJTESIMT TIMES 11 – 11 TIMES TITTIES 13
3 GOCDEOSNE NODES 11 – 17 GOOSED ENCODES, SECONDE*, SECONDO* 20
4 75 50 25 100 8 2 → 349 350
8 ÷ 2 × 100 − 50
18 – 24 350
75 ÷ 25 × 100 + 50

CV: 349 = (100 + 8) × 75 ÷ 25 + 50 ÷ 2

30
5 DROSCESGI GROSSED 25 – 31 CROSSED CODGERS*, DIGRESS*, DISCOES*, DOSSIER*, ERGODIC*, SODGERS* 37
6 ZTRAERPTA PATTER 31 – 37 PATTER TARTARE 44
7 QVSEFAILH vealish ☓ 31 – 42 FAILS HAVELIS* 51
8 25 9 3 10 6 10 → 163 163
25 × 6 + 10 + 3
41 – 52 163
(10 + 6) × 10 + 3


61
9 SHEIKTINT 41 – 52 KITTENISH 71
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