Episode 989

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Episode 989 was broadcast on 13 March 1990, as part of Series 19.

Eva Joseph played John Cruse, with Eva Joseph winning 39 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Eva Joseph Score John Cruse Others Max.
1 TTSOUINRE STONIER 7 – 0 rustier ☓ RITENUTOS* 18
2 HYVAUIGBC CAGY 11 – 0 HAY BIGHA*, CHIVY* 23
3 DSTAAEGDS GASSED 11 – 7 SADDEST 30
4 25 1 6 4 2 7 → 133 133
(4 + 1) × 25 + 6 + 2
21 – 17 133
(25 + 6) × 4 + 7 + 2


40
5 WRPIOAVBI WRAP 25 – 21 WARP PAVIOR, VIBRIO* 46
6 WDMOAAKJS MASK 29 – 25 WOAD DAMASK 52
7 RZRIOECNY rince ☓ 29 – 25 croney ☓ CORNIER, CROZIER* 59
8 75 1 9 10 7 2 → 892 892
(10 + 2) × 75 − (7 + 1)
39 – 35 892
(10 + 2) × 75 − (7 + 1)


69
9 cdfgiinno* 39 – 35 CONFIDING 79
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