Episode 1979

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Episode 1979 was broadcast on 8 April 1997, as part of Series 35.

Charles Spence played Peter Cashmore, with Peter Cashmore winning 65 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Rob Scriven.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Charles Spence Score Peter Cashmore Others Max.
1 MLVOEUJFB JUMBLE 6 – 6 FUMBLE BEFOUL*, VOLUME 6
2 SDIELRAIB BRIDLES 13 – 13 RISIBLE BISERIAL* 14
3 LTGEOENHI TINGLE 19 – 19 LEGION GENTILE, HEELING*, HOTLINE, LENTIGO*, LIGHTEN*, TELOGEN*, THOLING* 21
4 8 1 3 8 2 5 → 626 630 19 – 26 627
(8 × 8 − 1) × 5 × 2 − 3

CV: 626 = (8 × 8 × 2 − 3) × 5 + 1

31
5 PUXAHLETT LATHE 24 – 31 EXPAT TEXTUAL* 38
6 FNREOUGSA ANGERS 24 – 38 ORANGES FORAGES*, FUNGOES*, ONAGERS, SURGEON*, UNSAFER* 45
7 DYIPAETRG PARTIED 31 – 45 GYRATED DIETARY*, DIPTERA*, PIRATED*, TRAGEDY 52
8 25 9 6 1 7 4 → 855 856 31 – 55 855
(25 × 7 − 4) × (6 − 1)


62
9 SEWERHOME 31 – 65 SOMEWHERE
(2.5 seconds)
72
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