Episode 953

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Episode 953 was broadcast on 22 January 1990, as part of Series 19.

Shaun Wright played Joan Orchard, with Joan Orchard winning 42 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ernie Wise, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Shaun Wright Score Joan Orchard Others Max.
1 NWAUTYISE wastes ☓ 0 – 5 WANTS ANYWISE*, AUNTIES, SINUATE* 7
2 TNCIOEGSV STOVE 0 – 13 COVETING 15
3 ZLOEAMQID loamed ☓ 0 – 19 MAILED DAMOZEL 22
4 100 1 6 2 1 10 → 487 490 0 – 29 487
(6 − 1) × 100 − (10 + 2 + 1)


32
5 XGNEOEOYL goony ☓ 0 – 29 looney ☓ OXYGEN, XYLENE* 38
6 BRRFEOASI BRIEFS 6 – 35 BRIEFS FORBEARS, FORERIBS* 46
7 RLLEEATRT RATTLER 13 – 42 RATTLER ALERTER*, RELATER*, RETREAT, TREATER* 53
8 75 100 1 6 2 10 → 935 933
10 × 100 − 75 + 6 + 2
20 – 42

CV: 935 = (100 + 1) × 10 − 75

63
9 acinorsst* sonastor ☓
(27 seconds)
20 – 42 CROISSANT 73
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