Episode 2053

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Episode 2053 was broadcast on 21 July 1997, as part of Series 36.

Gwenda Sacks played Maria Boyes, with Maria Boyes winning 49 – 11. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Sacks' raw score (score including declarations that were beaten by the opponent) in this game was 16 points, the lowest ever "achieved".

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gwenda Sacks Score Maria Boyes Others Max.
1 CECIGFELI LICE 4 – 4 LICE CILICE*, ICICLE 6
2 SGREUGKOM MUGGERS 11 – 11 MUGGERS GOUGERS*, MORGUES, SMUGGER* 13
3 RELISUJMN meusli ☓ 11 – 17 JURIES INJURES, LIMNERS*, MERLINS, MISRULE 20
4 100 3 1 2 5 4 → 663 11 – 24 660
(5 + 4 + 1 + 100) × 3 × 2

CV: 663 = (100 − 5) × (3 + 4) − 2

30
5 HSXEAOHNS SHONE 11 – 30 HOAXES HASHES*, NOSHES*, SEASON 36
6 DATEQFORS toaders ☓ 11 – 37 FROSTED DEFROST, FEDORAS*, ROASTED, STRAFED*, TORSADE* 43
7 LWAATYCEO lacey ☓ 11 – 42 CLEAT ACOLYTE, ACYLATE* 50
8 25 6 4 8 1 1 → 510 511 ☓ 11 – 49 506
((1 + 1) × 8 + 4) × 25 + 6

CV: 510 = (25 − 8) × 6 × (4 + 1)

60
9 ENDTONITE 11 – 49 DETENTION 70
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