Episode 999

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Episode 999 was broadcast on 27 March 1990, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 19.

Maureen Harmer played Gino Corr, with Gino Corr winning 55 – 22. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Maureen Harmer Score Gino Corr Others Max.
1 LLTOASRUG GROUTS 6 – 6 ALLOTS GALLOUS*, LUSTRAL*, RAGOUTS 7
2 HXFGEIUTS FIGHTS 12 – 6 EXIST EIGHTS*, FETISH, HUGEST*, SHUFTI* 13
3 RVJTEOENU TUREEN 12 – 13 VENTURE 20
4 100 75 50 3 7 2 → 673 675 12 – 23 673
7 × 100 − (75 − 50) − 2


30
5 NWYKEAIDG WAKING 12 – 30 WINDAGE GWYNIAD* 37
6 RCCEIPROS PRICES 12 – 37 CORRIES COPIERS*, CRISPER*, CROSIER*, PROSIER*, SCORPER* 44
7 SLNMAEIPN MAPLES 12 – 55 PLAINSMEN 62
8 75 1 5 10 4 6 → 988 980 ☓ 12 – 55

CV: 988 = (10 + 4 − 1) × (75 + 6 − 5)

72
9 TINYCHEST SYNTHETIC
(14 seconds)
22 – 55 82
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