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Episode 1073

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Episode 1073 was broadcast on 7 January 1991, and was the second semi-final of Championship of Champions V.
The clock music comes to its conclusion, with Pearse and Corr about to declare WANKERS.

Gino Corr played Lawrence Pearse, with Gino Corr winning 61 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

It was from this episode that the often-repeated "pair of wankers" outtake was taken.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gino Corr Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 DGWTEAONA TOWAGE 6 – 6 GOWNED TANGOED, TWANGED* 7
2 DLESUDVIR DRIVELS 13 – 6 SLIDER DREIDLS*, RIDDLES, RUDDIES*, RUDDLES* 14
3 CDSYIEAHD CADDIES 20 – 13 CADDIES CADDISH*, DAYSIDE* 21
4 6 8 2 3 4 1 → 135 135
(6 ÷ 2 × 8 + 3) × (4 + 1)
30 – 13 136


31
5 GDOTEYLOS GOODLY 30 – 20 STOOLED STOOGED* 38
6 GNRJAEIFS FEARING 37 – 27 FRINGES ERASING, FINGERS*, GAINERS*, REGAINS*, SEARING* 45
7 PBIGARMEL BALMIER 44 – 27 PRIMAL EPIGRAM, GAMBIER*, GAMBLER, GAMBREL*, IMPALER*, LEMPIRA*, PALMIER* 52
8 25 75 100 10 8 5 → 534 533
(100 + 8) × 5 − (10 − 75 ÷ 25)
51 – 34 533
(100 + 8) × 5 − (10 − 75 ÷ 25)

CV: 534 = 5 × 100 + 10 + 75 ÷ 25 × 8

62
9 DUNGLINER UNDERLING
(3.33 seconds)
61 – 34 72


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