Episode 992

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Episode 992 was broadcast on 16 March 1990, as part of Series 19.

Gino Corr played Jean Read, with Gino Corr winning 54 – 14. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gino Corr Score Jean Read Others Max.
1 SCSNEIGTI INSIST 6 – 0 STING GNEISSIC* 8
2 RVTAOAFOY VOTARY 12 – 0 FORTY 14
3 CDLIATESB DILATES 19 – 7 STABLED BASILECT*, CITADELS*, DIALECTS* 22
4 100 2 5 10 6 5 → 569 567
100 × 5 + 6 × 10 + 5 + 2
26 – 14 567
100 × 5 + 6 × 10 + 5 + 2

CV: 569 = (100 − 5) × 6 − 5 × 2 ÷ 10

32
5 LQDIIATLO ALLOT 31 – 14 DIAL AIOLI*, ALDOL*, ALLOD*, ATOLL*, IDIOT, OIDIA*, TIDAL 37
6 SHJKEUAPW WHAUPS 37 – 14 PAUSE 43
7 LNTXIOARO ORATION 44 – 14 RATION ORTOLAN* 50
8 100 50 75 6 8 1 → 375 375
(6 − 1) × 75
54 – 14 375 ☓


60
9 ROGUESTAR 54 – 14 SURROGATE 70
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