Episode 929

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Episode 929 was broadcast on 3 October 1989, as part of Series 18.

Mandi Hale played Mark Cooper, with Mark Cooper winning 48 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mandi Hale Score Mark Cooper Others Max.
1 RRRRIAUDG DRUG 0 – 5 GUARD DURRA* 5
2 LROSDUGCI CLOUDS 6 – 11 CLOUDS CORGIS*, COULIS*, CURIOS, GOURDS*, GUILDS*, GUIROS*, LOGICS* 11
3 NTVBUAUEC CAVE 6 – 16 VAUNT BUTANE 17
4 75 8 4 9 6 6 → 802 798
(6 + 4) × 75 + 6 × 8
13 – 23 798
(6 + 4) × 75 + 6 × 8

CV: 802 = (75 + 6) × (6 + 4) − 8

27
5 RWSSIEIDN SINEW 13 – 29 WIDENS INSIDERS, WIRINESS 35
6 GYGNEEOAD NAGGED 19 – 35 GANGED ENGAGED 42
7 GTSOENLEM GENTLE 25 – 41 MELONS GEMSTONE* 50
8 50 5 1 10 8 7 → 990 985
(10 + 8 + 1) × 50 + 7 × 5
32 – 48 985
(10 + 8 + 1) × 50 + 7 × 5

CV: 990 = (8 + 7 + 5) × 50 − 10

60
9 ehloprstu* 32 – 48 UPHOLSTER 70
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