Episode 970

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Episode 970 was broadcast on 14 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Elaine Newcombe played Robin Michaelson, with Robin Michaelson winning 60 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Elaine Newcombe Score Robin Michaelson Others Max.
1 NRBOEGEDN BEGONE 6 – 6 GENDER ENROBED, REDBONE* 7
2 SNUEPMOTA MOUNTS 6 – 13 AMOUNTS PANTOUMS*, PUTAMENS*, SEAMOUNT, SPUMANTE* 15
3 SHTUELDAT HUSTLED 6 – 21 SHUTTLED 23
4 100 5 9 8 4 2 → 394 394
4 × 100 − (8 − 2)
16 – 31 394
4 × 100 − (8 − 2)


33
5 SLIOYSTYA SOILS 16 – 37 ASSOIL SLASTO*, STYLOS* 39
6 WTCLIOACI COLIC 21 – 42 CACTI CALICO, CLITIC*, COITAL*, ITALIC, LACTIC* 45
7 NGIASDRES DRESSING 29 – 50 DRESSING ARIDNESS*, ASSIGNED, ASSIGNER*, GRADINES*, READINGS*, REASSIGN*, SARDINES 53
8 100 6 5 8 4 4 → 139 139
6 × 5 + 4 ÷ 4 + 8 + 100
39 – 60 139
5 × 8 + 100 − 4 ÷ 4


63
9 aacegopst* SCAPEGOAT
(6 seconds)
49 – 60 73
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