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Episode 1281

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Episode 1281 was broadcast on 23 July 1992, as part of Series 24.

James Squires played Tony Hodson, with Tony Hodson winning 44 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sheridan Morley, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

At the time of his appearance here, Squires was 8 years old. This is believed to make him the youngest contestant ever.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Squires Score Tony Hodson Others Max.
1 NDSEOGAPX EXPANDS 7 – 7 EXPANDS DAPSONE*, DOGNAPS*, SPANDEX*, SPONGED 7
2 EOLFERTNI FONT 7 – 13 TRIFLE FERTILE*, LOFTIER, OFTENER*, OLEFINE*, RETINOL*, TREFOIL 14
3 RSMAEYAUR MARES 12 – 18 MARES MURREYS* 21
4 75 50 7 8 3 1 → 287 287
(50 − 8 − 1) × 7
22 – 18 285


31
5 EAVSIRWAL RAILS 22 – 24 WAVERS AERIALS, REVISAL*, VELARIA*, WAILERS, WAIVERS* 38
6 NTEOILEAM MELON 22 – 31 AILMENT ALIMENT*, ELATION, MATINEE*, OMENTAL*, TELAMON*, TEMENOI*, TOENAIL* 45
7 OITCADSEG casted ☓ 22 – 37 CADETS GODETIAS 53
8 100 50 25 2 3 3 → 853 850
100 × (3 + 3 + 2) + 50
29 – 44 850
100 × (3 + 3 + 2) + 50

CV: 852 Best: 853 = ((100 + 50) × 3 − 25) × 2 + 3

63
9 TITANDIES DAINTIEST
(5.25 seconds)
39 – 44 73
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