Episode 914

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Episode 914 was broadcast on 12 September 1989, as part of Series 18.

Diane Pratesi played Margaret Budden, with Diane Pratesi winning 57 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Diane Pratesi Score Margaret Budden Others Max.
1 TVDEUEFAG GATED 5 – 5 GATED DEFEAT 6
2 NSWDEAIZR WARDENS 12 – 12 WANDERS INWARDS*, REWINDS*, SANDIER, SARDINE, WINDERS*, WIZARDS, ZANDERS* 13
3 SDCOAENRO DEACONS 19 – 19 CROONED CARDOONS*, DOORCASE*, DRACONES 21
4 25 10 9 6 5 3 → 915 914
(9 × 3 + 10) × 25 − (6 + 5)
26 – 19

CV: 915 = (9 − 3) × 6 × 25 + 10 + 5

31
5 TSNRUIUGN TURNINGS 34 – 27 TURNINGS SUTURING, UNSTRING*, UNSTRUNG* 39
6 YRCEAIPGN REPAYING 42 – 27 PIRACY PANEGYRIC* 57
7 LHSNEUITG LIGHTENS 50 – 35 HUSTLING SLEUTHING 75
8 10 8 7 6 5 1 → 961 960
((8 + 7) × 6 + 5 + 1) × 10
57 – 35

CV: 961 = (7 + 5) × 8 × 10 + 1

85
9 STUDIOCAN 57 – 45 CUSTODIAN
(5 seconds)
95
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