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Episode 1439

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Episode 1439 was broadcast on 7 September 1993, as part of Series 26.

Andrew Perry played John Hunt, with Andrew Perry winning 56 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Ruth Killick.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Perry Score John Hunt Others Max.
1 SVDSAEIBG ADVISES 7 – 7 ADVISES BIASSED, VISAGED*, VISAGES* 7
2 NDMSRAOIA INROADS 14 – 7 RADIOS DIORAMAS, MADRONAS* 15
3 VCEAOWYPX COVEY 19 – 12 COVEY COXAE*, EPOXY*, PACEY*, PEAVY* 20
4 50 9 6 4 8 2 → 967 968
(50 × 2 + 8) × 9 − 4
26 – 19 966
(50 + 4) × 9 × 2 − 6

CV: 966

27
5 TSFIECHAN FANCIEST 34 – 19 FIANCES ASTHENIC, CHANTIES* 35
6 DZIOETSPE DOZIEST 41 – 26 DEPOSIT POETISED*, POETIZED, POETIZES 43
7 YRACDWEAU WEARY 46 – 26 cardew ☓ DAYCARE*, DAYWEAR*, RACEWAY, 50
8 75 6 8 1 7 10 → 787 789 ☓ 46 – 26 788 ☓

CV: 787 = (75 + 8 + 1 − 6) × 10 + 7

60
9 IDEALFINS FINALISED
(1.25 seconds)
56 – 26 70
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