Episode 995

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Episode 995 was broadcast on 21 March 1990, as part of Series 19.

Duncan Dale-Emberton played Gino Corr, with Duncan Dale-Emberton winning 48 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Duncan Dale-Emberton Score Gino Corr Others Max.
1 AAIRKDDCD ARID 4 – 0 radia ☓ ACARID, CARDIA* 6
2 TRVIEOWTU TRIVET 10 – 6 OUTVIE OUTWIT*, TOUTER*, VIRTUE, WITTER* 12
3 FROAYRIEJ FORAY 15 – 11 FORAY FORAYER* 19
4 50 100 25 10 10 2 → 887 885
(10 − 2) × 100 + 50 + 25 + 10
22 – 11 885 ☓

Best: 888 = (50 − 10) × 25 − 100 − 10 − 2

26
5 LDSAUIZFT FLUIDS 28 – 17 FAULTS DUALIST*, FISTULA 33
6 EOELLRXEW ROLL 32 – 17 weller ☓ LOWER, ROWEL* 38
7 TPSOAILTO POSTAL 38 – 23 POSTAL TALIPOTS* 46
8 50 100 5 4 4 1 → 548 548
5 × 100 + 50 − (4 ÷ 4 + 1)
48 – 33 548
5 × 100 + 50 − (4 ÷ 4 + 1)


56
9 THREELIDS 48 – 33 SLITHERED 66
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