Episode 972

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Episode 972 was broadcast on 16 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Mark Cooper played Paul Poeny, with Mark Cooper winning 58 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Cooper Score Paul Poeny Others Max.
1 TDMEIACSL CLIMATES 8 – 0 SMILED CAMELIDS*, CITADELS*, CLEMATIS*, DECIMALS, DECLAIMS*, DIALECTS*, MEDICALS, MISDEALT* 8
2 IOATHTUDS SHOUT 13 – 5 STAID TOADISH* 15
3 PLLYEASTI PALLETS 20 – 12 PALLETS PALLIEST, PASTILLE*, PLAYLETS*, PLAYLIST* 23
4 75 3 2 4 6 7 → 444 444
75 × 6 − (4 + 2)
30 – 22 444
75 × 6 − (7 − (3 + 2 − 4))


33
5 AUONNCQRA ACORN 35 – 22 CAN/RAN/RUN ANURAN*, CORNUA* 39
6 KRTEEIMGN MEETING 42 – 29 MEETING METERING, REGIMENT 47
7 SSLOEUSYX LOSSES 48 – 29 SEXY LOUSES, OUSELS*, SOLEUS*, SOUSES*, XYLOSE* 53
8 50 6 7 4 5 7 → 388 388
50 × 7 + 7 × 6 − 4
58 – 29 387


63
9 bbbdeelru* 58 – 29 BLUBBERED 73
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