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Episode 1599

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Episode 1599 was broadcast on 17 January 1995, as part of Series 29.

Mary Horswill played John Gretton, with Mary Horswill winning 46 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mary Horswill Score John Gretton Others Max.
1 MCFOACSER FRAMES 6 – 6 FRAMES CAMEOS*, CAROMS*, COARSE*, COMERS*, CREAMS, FACERS*, FARCES*, FEMORA*, FORMAE*, FORCES*, FORMAS*, FORMES*, FRESCO*, MACERS*, MACROS*, ROSACE*, SCARCE*, SCREAM, SOCCER* 6
2 OMDNAPCEV PONCED 12 – 12 CAMPED CANOED*, COMPED*, DAEMON*, DAMPEN*, DEACON*, DECAMP*, ENCAMP*, MOANED*, MOPANE*, POMACE*, POMADE*, VAMPED 12
3 TNTIEIGNS SITTING 19 – 19 SITTING INSETTING 30
4 50 6 6 2 2 7 → 514 19 – 29 514
(6 + 6 − 2) × 50 + 7 × 2


40
5 AIRSGEMDR MARRIES 26 – 29 GAMES ADMIRERS, ARMIGERS*, DISARMER*, MARRIEDS* 48
6 SRWIERZPA PARRIES 33 – 29 RAPIER PRAISER*, RAPIERS, REPAIRS, REWRAPS*, WARPERS* 55
7 LUGANILYO GALLON 39 – 29 gainly ☓ ALLOYING 63
8 25 5 2 6 1 4 → 293 294
6 × 2 × 25 − 5 − 1
46 – 36 294
6 × 2 × 25 − 5 − 1

CV: 293 = (6 × 25 − 4) × 2 + 1

73
9 PROUDLINE 46 – 36 PURLOINED 83
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