Episode 2012

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Episode 2012 was broadcast on 23 May 1997, as part of Series 35.

Sue Henning played Piers Brown, with Sue Henning winning 60 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Peter Sweasey.

On its original broadcast, this episode was immediately followed by a retrospective documentary, The 2000th Edition.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sue Henning Score Piers Brown Others Max.
1 THPEIETRE pitter ☓ 0 – 6 HITTER EPITHET, PETTIER, PRITHEE 7
2 NTVSUEAGE VAGUEST 7 – 6 VAUNTS AVENGES*, AVENUES*, NEGATES 14
3 QSYDAEORS DOSSER 13 – 12 SAYERS DRYASES* 21
4 100 3 3 4 4 9 → 942 942
(100 + 4) × 9 + 3 + 3
23 – 22 942
(100 + 4) × 9 + 3 + 3


31
5 RHBIEAMVE HEAVIER 30 – 22 brieve ☓ BEAMIER* 38
6 XDRLIOAED LADDER 36 – 28 LOADED EXORDIAL 46
7 FKAOSCLAI FACIALS 43 – 28 FLOCKS ASOCIAL, FASCIAL* 53
8 50 3 6 10 4 9 → 741 740
(6 + 9) × 50 − 10
50 – 28 743

CV: 741 = (6 + 9) × 50 − 10 + 4 − 3

63
9 PARAGASSU ASPARAGUS
(1.5 seconds)
60 – 28 73
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