Episode 998

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Episode 998 was broadcast on 26 March 1990, and was the third quarter-final of Series 19.

Mark Cooper played Michael Wareham, with Michael Wareham winning 42 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Cooper Score Michael Wareham Others Max.
1 RTSONAADI ORDAINS 7 – 0 SONATA INTRADOS* 8
2 DXFEINPEI PINED 7 – 6 EXPEND INFIXED* 15
3 VCLEOAYJE VOCAL 7 – 12 ALCOVE CAJOLE*, CLEAVE, COEVAL*, VEEJAY* 21
4 75 25 9 4 5 10 → 628 629
9 × 75 − 5 × 10 + 4
14 – 12

Best: 628 = (75 − 4 × 10 ÷ 5) × 9 + 25

31
5 SSWEEDMIL MISSED 20 – 18 MISSED DEMISES*, LEWISES*, MILDEWS, SEIDELS* 38
6 SGIANVORY VARYING 27 – 25 SOARING SAVORING 46
7 PPDOETTLI pilotted ☓ 27 – 32 TOPPLED PILOTED, PLOTTED, TIPPLED, TIPTOED* 53
8 25 5 10 4 7 6 → 653 654
((7 − 5) × 10 + 6) × 25 + 4
34 – 32

CV: 653 = (5 × 4 + 6) × 25 + 10 − 7

63
9 THREEMODS 34 – 42 SMOTHERED
(6 seconds)
73
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