Episode 973

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Episode 973 was broadcast on 19 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Mark Cooper played Jackie Pinkney, with Mark Cooper winning 40 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Cooper Score Jackie Pinkney Others Max.
1 FJGPAIEZT PAGE 4 – 0 faize ☓ ZAFTIG* 6
2 RDVEACTOB CRAVED 10 – 6 CRATED CAVORTED 14
3 VBSEATTIR TRAITS 16 – 12 BRAISE BIRETTAS, VIBRATES 22
4 75 6 3 4 8 10 → 364 363
75 × 4 + 6 × 10 + 3
23 – 19 365
(8 - 3) × 75 − 10

CV: 364 = 10 ÷ (6 − 4) × 75 − 8 − 3

32
5 TTROEWSAI WAITERS 30 – 26 WARIEST WARTIEST 40
6 LMCEUDHOD MOLE 30 – 32 HUDDLE CLOUDED, DOUCHED*, MOULDED, MULCHED* 47
7 YSLEOERNP POLES 30 – 38 PERSON POLYENES* 55
8 25 7 8 10 4 2 → 608 608
(10 × 2 + 4) × 25 + 8
40 – 38 608 ☓


65
9 aeehmoprs* 40 – 38 emphasis ☓
(28 seconds)
SEMAPHORE 75
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