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Episode 1408

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Episode 1408 was broadcast on 26 July 1993, as part of Series 26.

Peggy Mills played John Howell, with John Howell winning 47 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rosalind Ayres, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peggy Mills Score John Howell Others Max.
1 SLNEOZAWM MELONS 6 – 0 ZONAL LAWMEN, LEMANS*, LEMONS*, LOWANS*, MALEOS*, NOSEMA*, SALMON*, SOLEMN* 6
2 UORFNASKE FORSAKEN 14 – 0 FOURS 14
3 SDTAEOVDU DEVOUT 20 – 6 DOUSED DEVOTS*, DOUTED*, DUSTED, DUVETS*, ODDEST*, OUSTED*, OVATES*, SAUTED*, STAVED*, STOVED* 20
4 100 5 10 9 5 3 → 941 940 20 – 16 941
(100 − (9 − 3)) × 10 + 5 ÷ 5


30
5 AIOGNCWPD COPING 26 – 22 COPING ANODIC*, CAPING*, CAWING*, CODING*, COWING*, DOGNAP*, DOPING*, GANOID*, OPANCI*, PACING, PAWING, PICONG*, PONGID*, WADING* 36
6 VGBEESRAH BEARS 31 – 22 greases ☓ BARGEES*, GREAVES*, HEAVERS*, HERBAGE* 43
7 IOITSIYBJ JOIST 36 – 27 JOIST OBITS* 48
8 50 8 6 10 4 1 → 444 444
(8 + 1) × 50 − 6
46 – 37 444
50 × (10 − 1) − 6


58
9 SPOONGRIP 46 – 47 PROPOSING
(2.5 seconds)
68
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