Episode 372

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Episode 372 was broadcast on 20 February 1986, as part of Series 8.

Y.T. (Paul White) played Steve Laing, with Y.T. winning 59 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Hilary McGlynn.

Rounds

Rnd Selection YT Score Steve Laing Others Max.
1 EIARGTMSV GAITERS 7 – 0 VARIES/VISAGE MAGISTER*, MIGRATES, STERIGMA*, VIRGATES 8
2 MTWLSOIET LOWEST 13 – 6 TOWELS MOTLIEST* 16
3 AEONLTGRI GLOATER 20 – 13 GLOATER ALERTING, ALTERING, GELATION*, GERANIOL*, INTEGRAL, LEGATION*, ORIENTAL*, REGIONAL*, RELATING, RELATION*, TANGLIER*, TRIANGLE, TRIGONAL* 24
4 100 8 2 1 6 7 → 125 125
100 + (8 + 1) × 2 + 7
30 – 23 125
100 + (2 + 1) × 8 + 1


34
5 BDKAROTIE ABORTED 37 – 23 BRAKED ORBITED, RIETBOK*, TRIBADE* 41
6 AIAEVLYSG GAVELS 43 – 29 EASILY SAVAGELY 49
7 DKTVAUETI VATTED 49 – 29 DATIVE*, DIKTAT*, KITTED*, VITTAE* 55
8 50 75 6 8 1 10 → 665 665
8 × 75 + 50 + 10 + 6 − 1
59 – 39 665
8 × 75 + 50 + 10 + 6 − 1


65
9 bddfmnouu* 59 – 49 DUMBFOUND
(4 seconds)
75
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