Episode 959

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Episode 959 was broadcast on 30 January 1990, as part of Series 19.

Peg Smith played Maureen Harmer, with Maureen Harmer winning 39 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peg Smith Score Maureen Harmer Others Max.
1 CFBOIAELC calif ☓ 0 – 6 FACILE BIFOCAL, COELIAC*, ECBOLIC* 7
2 STYPIAELY PLEATS 6 – 12 PASTEL YEASTILY* 15
3 TNTIAERGW WATERING 14 – 12 WETTING TREATING 23
4 100 3 2 6 8 5 → 385 384 14 – 22 385
(6 − 2) × 100 − 3 × 5


33
5 DRRTUEILB BLURTED 21 – 22 BURIED BLURRED*, BRUITED, BUILDER, BURLIER*, DILUTER*, DRIBLET*, LURIDER*, REBUILD*, REBUILT 40
6 TPVVAEIXH PATH 25 – 26 PATH PIETA*, VIVAT*, VIVAX* 45
7 NTDQOAOKE TANKED 31 – 32 ATONED ODONATE* 52
8 50 4 8 3 2 1 → 577 570 31 – 39 582
(4 + 8) × (50 − 1) − 2 × 3

CV: 577 = (50 − 2) × 4 × 3 + 1

62
9 adeillmrt* laminated ☓
(29 seconds)
31 – 39 TREADMILL 72
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