Episode 1972

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Episode 1972 was broadcast on 28 March 1997, and was the Series 34 grand final.

Harshan Lamabadusuriya played Huw Morgan, with Huw Morgan winning 79 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Rob Scriven.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harshan Lamabadusuriya Score Huw Morgan Others Max.
1 SCSQIOEMR miscores ☓ 0 – 0 miscores ☓ ISOMERS*, MOSSIER 7
2 NDSWEOETB DENOTES 0 – 8 BESTOWED 15
3 2 9 7 8 4 6 → 444 443
8 × 6 × 9 + 7 + 4
7 – 15 443
(6 × 8 + 2) × 9 − 7

CV: 444 = ((8 + 9) × 6 + 7 + 2) × 4

25
4 FRYOAIFGA FAIRY 7 – 21 RAFFIA AFFAIR, AFFRAY* 31
5 SHEVTUEWD STEWED 13 – 27 VESTED DUVETS*, ETUDES*, SHEWED*, TWEEDS* 37
6 75 5 9 7 8 9 → 575 575
(75 − (9 − 7)) × 8 − 9
23 – 37 575
75 × 8 − (9 + 9 + 7)


47
7 TYMEREXIT 23 – 47 EXTREMITY
(1.25 seconds)
57
8 MTSBOAENJ ENTOMBS 30 – 47 boatsmen ☓ AMBONES*, BANJOES*, BATSMEN*, BEMOANS*, BOATMEN* 64
9 RLTOUEDRI ULTERIOR 38 – 55 OUTRIDER 72
10 100 8 7 5 3 2 → 644 644
(100 − 8) × 7
48 – 65 644
(5 + 2) × 100 − 8 × 7


82
11 ZRGRAIAEV RAVAGE 48 – 72 RAVAGER GRAZIER 89
12 NTLAUIPYI untail ☓ 48 – 79 NAUTILI INAPTLY*, NAUPLII*, NUPTIAL, PINTAIL, PTYALIN*, UNAPTLY* 96
13 100 50 25 75 8 2 → 866 871
8 × 100 + 75 − 50 ÷ 25 × 2
55 – 79

CV: 866 = (100 + 2) × 8 + 50

106
14 RLDIGANCE DECLARING
(2 seconds)
65 – 79 116
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