Episode 1969

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Episode 1969 was broadcast on 25 March 1997, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 34.

Harshan Lamabadusuriya played Peter Sampson, with Harshan Lamabadusuriya winning 72 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Rob Scriven.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harshan Lamabadusuriya Score Peter Sampson Others Max.
1 SMRCEIUED RESIDUE 7 – 0 CRIMES CRUISED*, DECRIES*, EIUSDEM*, MERCIES*, MISCUED*, MURICES*, RECUSED*, REDUCES*, REMISED*, RESCUED*, RESUMED*, SECURED*, SEDUCER*, UREIDES* 7
2 VDGNAEIYT VINTAGE 14 – 7 EVADING DEVIANT*, NAIVETY* 14
3 NGRLOIEQR IGNORER 21 – 7 ERRING LORINER* 21
4 75 5 7 2 4 6 → 948 948
(75 + 4) × (7 + 5)
31 – 17 948
(75 + 4) × (7 + 5)


31
5 SMCTOIEFD DOMESTIC 39 – 17 SIFTED COMFIEST, DEMOTICS 39
6 LRPIEAYHZ HAZIER 45 – 23 HAILER HARELIP 46
7 FTSJREEIA FAIREST 52 – 30 FREESIA AFREETS*, FAERIES, FEASTER*, SERIATE* 53
8 75 7 6 1 2 8 → 627 627
75 × 8 + (1 + 2) × 7 + 6
62 – 30 629


63
9 GALATRICE CARTILAGE
(1.75 seconds)
72 – 30 73
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