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Episode 993

From Countdown

Episode 993 was broadcast on 19 March 1990, as part of Series 19.

Gino Corr played Michael Wilson, with Gino Corr winning 48 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gino Corr Score Michael Wilson Others Max.
1 GMSAIROBE MIRAGES 7 – 0 grimace ☓ GAMBIERS* 8
2 RDPOEYGPU GROUPED 14 – 7 GROUPED 15
3 TNSOAHEST HASTENS 21 – 7 STONES HOTNESS*, NOTATES* 22
4 50 6 2 2 1 7 → 647 648 21 – 17 647
(6 + 7) × 50 − (2 + 1)


32
5 BAIWLLXLQ BALL 25 – 21 BAIL WAXBILL* 39
6 SDREUTATR STARTED 32 – 28 STARTED REDSTART*, STATURED 47
7 VNDDSIACA VIANDS 38 – 28 SCAN CANDIDAS* 55
8 25 100 50 5 3 1 → 272 272
5 × 50 + 25 − 3
48 – 28 271


65
9 WORSTSIDE 48 – 28 DROWSIEST 75