Episode 353

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Episode 353 was broadcast on 24 January 1986, as part of Series 8.

Leonard Cook played Paul Comaish, with Paul Comaish winning 49 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Leonard Cook Score Paul Comaish Others Max.
1 GSVNRUOAO GROANS 6 – 6 GROANS GOURAS*, GUANOS*, ORGANS, RUGOSA*, SARONG*, SAVOUR* 6
2 ITDEAXTOW TAXED 6 – 12 WITTED OXIDATE 13
3 GNRTEEAFO RANGE 11 – 17 ENTER FRONTAGE* 21
4 50 2 10 10 6 3 → 411 410
(6 + 2) × 50 + 10
18 – 24 410
50 × 10 − (6 + 3) × 10

CV: 411 = (50 − 10) × 10 + 6 + 3 + 2

31
5 IMAEOTYSJ STYMIE 24 – 24 stimey ☓ AMOSITE*, ATOMIES*, ATOMISE, MAJESTY 38
6 GYTHEULWE HUGELY 30 – 24 wheely ☓ GLEETY*, TWEELY* 44
7 AEVDRIAHX RAVED 35 – 29 DRIVE AIRHEAD* 51
8 25 10 2 2 8 3 → 286 286
(3 + 8) × 25 + 10 + 2 ÷ 2
45 – 39 286
(25 + 3) × 10 + 8 − 2


61
9 ccceeinrt* 45 – 49 ECCENTRIC
(9 seconds)
71
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