Episode 1983

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Episode 1983 was broadcast on 14 April 1997, as part of Series 35.

Natascha Kearsey played Peter Cashmore, with Natascha Kearsey winning 46 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Rob Scriven.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Natascha Kearsey Score Peter Cashmore Others Max.
1 MSBAEINDR BRAISED 0 – 8 BRANDIES 8
2 SNAEHVCIW WINCHES 7 – 8 SHAVEN CHAINES*, WAHINES* 15
3 TNEDPUOLG LOUNGED 14 – 15 PLUNGED OPULENT*, TONGUED* 22
4 9 2 9 2 10 8 → 496 498
(9 − 2) × (9 − 2) × 10 + 8
21 – 15 500

CV: 496 = (9 − 2) × 9 × 8 − (10 − 2)

32
5 FPEINROTW POINTER 28 – 22 PROTEIN FORWENT*, REPOINT* 39
6 BCAEAETSM BECAME 34 – 22 STEAM CASEMATE 47
7 LFUEYTUJQ FLUTE 39 – 27 FLUTE FLUTEY* 53
8 50 100 9 10 8 3 → 615 613
(9 − 3) × 100 + 50 ÷ 10 + 8
46 – 34 613
(9 − 3) × 100 + 50 ÷ 10 + 8

CV: 615 = (50 − 9) × (10 + 8 − 3)

63
9 POLYDAMIC 46 – 34
(2 seconds)
DIPLOMACY 73
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