Episode 940

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Episode 940 was broadcast on 3 January 1990, as part of Series 19.

John Cruickshank played Linda Munden, with John Cruickshank winning 43 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Thatcher, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Cruickshank Score Linda Munden Others Max.
1 RSGAOEBLI BARGES 0 – 7 BOILERS GIRASOLE*, OBLIGERS*, SERAGLIO 8
2 NPSTAUECA CAPSTAN 7 – 7 PASTE SAUCEPAN* 16
3 RVNIEAWXF WAIVER 13 – 13 WAVIER NAIVER*, RAVINE, VAINER*, VERNIX*, WAXIER*, WIVERN* 22
4 25 5 10 6 4 2 → 542 542
(25 × 4 + 10) × 5 − (6 + 2)
23 – 13 541


32
5 TNDPIOETL POINTED 30 – 13 POTTED DIPLONT*, LENTOID*, PILOTED*, PLOTTED*, TIPTOED 39
6 MSVOUAYLE SUAVELY 37 – 13 mousey ☓ AMYLOSE*, SAVELOY*, VOLUMES 46
7 RSKUEIGLT RUSTLE 43 – 19 TUSKER GLISTER, GRISTLE*, GUSTIER*, GUTSIER*, KIRTLES*, LURGIES*, LUSTIER*, SULKIER*, TUGRIKS*, UGLIEST 53
8 50 10 2 1 6 1 → 814 810 43 – 29 814
(50 + 1) × (10 + 6) − 2


63
9 ARUSTYCAN 43 – 29 SANCTUARY 73
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