Episode 975

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Episode 975 was broadcast on 21 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Dick Burden played John Morrissey, with Dick Burden winning 45 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dick Burden Score John Morrissey Others Max.
1 RTNAIERCW CERTAIN 7 – 7 CERTAIN INTERWAR* 8
2 SLTAOIDTU OUTLAST 14 – 7 AUDITS DUALIST*, OUTSAIL*, SALOTTI* 15
3 WBYEAILMS BEWAILS 21 – 7 BLAMES ABLEISM*, BAILEYS*, BAWLEYS*, SEAMILY 22
4 75 4 10 7 1 10 → 807 807
(75 + 4 + 1) × 10 + 7
31 – 17 807
75 × 10 + (4 + 1) × 10 + 7


32
5 SRVIECADS scrived ☓ 31 – 24 RADICES ADVISERS, DISSAVER*, SIDECARS* 40
6 GSLOIENPT SLOPING 38 – 24 pongiest ☓ PESTLING* 48
7 NVQIAODRE INVADER 45 – 24 VAINER ANEROID, AVOIDER*, RAVINED 55
8 100 2 10 1 7 4 → 657 658 45 – 34 657
100 × 7 − (4 × 10 + 2 + 1)


65
9 denooprsu* 45 – 34 PONDEROUS 75
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