Episode 969

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Episode 969 was broadcast on 13 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Elaine Newcombe played Tomi Owens, with Elaine Newcombe winning 56 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Elaine Newcombe Score Tomi Owens Others Max.
1 TWRIAERKV WAIVER 6 – 6 WAITER WARTIER 7
2 HTVCLIEOA VIOLATE 13 – 6 CLOTHE LOCATIVE* 15
3 LTNSAIEYR ENTRAILS 21 – 6 NASTILY INTERLAYS* 33
4 25 10 7 4 2 6 → 484 485
(10 + 7 + 2) × 25 + 6 + 4
28 – 6 482

CV: 484 = (25 + 6 − 7) × 2 × 10 + 4

43
5 OLPLTEICC POLITE 34 – 12 POLITE COLLECT, ECTOPIC* 50
6 FBRUOSZEA BARES 39 – 17 SOBER BEZOARS 57
7 DESRMSIAS ADMIRES 46 – 24 DISARMS MISREADS, SIDEARMS* 65
8 100 5 7 10 2 9 → 275 275
2 × 100 + 7 × 10 + 5
56 – 34 275
2 × 100 + 7 × 10 + 5


75
9 giknooprv* 56 – 44 PROVOKING
(3 seconds)
85
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