Episode 996

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Episode 996 was broadcast on 22 March 1990, and was the first quarter-final of Series 19.

Lindsay Denyer played Linda Keen, with Lindsay Denyer winning 44 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lindsay Denyer Score Linda Keen Others Max.
1 YLREOTFAJ FLOATER 7 – 0 LOAFER FLOREAT*, REFLOAT* 7
2 CZIAFBEQU BAIZE 12 – 0 QUIZ BIFACE*, CAIQUE* 13
3 TLRAATVRA ATTAR 17 – 0 TART AVATAR, TARATA*, TARTAR* 19
4 100 8 1 9 6 10 → 883 883
(100 + 10) × 8 + 9 − 6
27 – 10 883
(100 + 10) × 8 + 9 − 6


29
5 WCIENSLOS LOWNESS 34 – 17 LESIONS INCLOSES 37
6 DTRAAXDOP APART 34 – 24 PARADOX ADAPTOR 44
7 TWNEIDDIR DINTED 34 – 31 WINDIER NITRIDED* 52
8 50 3 6 1 5 9 → 364 364
(6 + 1) × 50 + 9 + 5
44 – 31 355


62
9 TWINSEEDS 44 – 31 WITNESSED 72
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