Episode 974

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Episode 974 was broadcast on 20 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Mark Cooper played John Morrissey, with John Morrissey winning 42 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Cooper Score John Morrissey Others Max.
1 LSSIABENN nibless ☓ 0 – 6 SALINE LESBIANS 8
2 LMLIEPDEO LIMPED 6 – 12 POLLED IMPELLED 16
3 HTYEOSAMG SHAME 6 – 19 HOSTAGE 23
4 50 5 1 4 2 2 → 305 305
(4 + 2) × 50 + 5
16 – 29 305
(4 + 2) × 50 + 5


33
5 TNXEUORKE ROUTE 21 – 29 retune ☓ EXEUNT*, EXTERN*, KETONE*, NEUTER, TENURE, TUREEN* 39
6 SDLDOEAVT SOLVED 27 – 35 SLATED SOLVATED 47
7 RQCNAIIEF FANCIER 34 – 42 FANCIER 54
8 75 10 4 4 9 1 → 189 206 34 – 42

CV: 189 = (4 − 1) × 75 − 4 × 9

64
9 aeeipprst* appetise ☓
(10 seconds)
34 – 42 APPETISER 74
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