Episode 958

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Episode 958 was broadcast on 29 January 1990, as part of Series 19.

Peg Smith played Joan Orchard, with Peg Smith winning 47 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

NOTE: The conundrum was actually illegal as WINDSWEPT is hyphenated in the COD7.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peg Smith Score Joan Orchard Others Max.
1 NRFUEIRAD REFRAIN 7 – 7 REFRAIN INFRARED*, UNFAIRER* 8
2 NGPOEUDNS SPONGED 14 – 7 GUNNED DUNGEONS 16
3 JGTOOELWS LOWEST 20 – 13 JOSTLE OWLETS*, STOOGE*, TOWELS 22
4 25 2 2 4 9 5 → 580 20 – 13

CV: 580 = (25 + 2 + 2) × 4 × 5

32
5 CDQOEILDK LICKED 26 – 19 LICKED CODDLE, COILED*, COLDIE*, DICKED*, DOCILE*, DOCKED*, KELOID*, KIDDLE*, LOCKED 38
6 VTFOEARPV VOTER 31 – 24 PROVE PROTEA* 44
7 XTROIANHT THROAT 37 – 24 TAINT ATTORN*, RATION*, THORAX*, THORIA*, TRITON* 50
8 75 4 3 7 7 2 → 912 37 – 31 911
(2 + 7 + 3) × 75 + 7 + 4

CV: 912 = (75 + 7 ÷ 7) × 4 × 3

60
9 deinpstww* WINDSWEPT
(10 seconds)
47 – 31 70
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