Episode 957

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Episode 957 was broadcast on 26 January 1990, as part of Series 19.

Ronald Coolun played Joan Orchard, with Joan Orchard winning 41 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ronald Coolun Score Joan Orchard Others Max.
1 UIERMFCEN FENCER 6 – 6 FENCER CERUMEN*, FIREMEN 7
2 GRTOIUNFG TOURING 6 – 14 GROUTING 15
3 YBLOAPTEY TABLE 11 – 19 BLOAT PLAYBOY*, POTABLE 22
4 100 5 2 5 2 8 → 741 741
(100 + 5) × (5 + 2) + 8 − 2
21 – 19 742


32
5 SRCEAOLSW CLOSER 27 – 25 CARESS ESCOLARS*, LACROSSE, SCOWLERS* 40
6 LTSEIUTBE STILE 27 – 31 SETTLE SUBTITLE 48
7 DSSEIARZM DISARM 33 – 31 drains ☓ MISREADS, SIDEARMS* 56
8 75 2 2 7 5 8 → 306 305 33 – 41 306
(2 + 2) × 75 + 8 + 5 − 7


66
9 BOYHELPER 33 – 41 HYPERBOLE 76
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