Episode 378

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Episode 378 was broadcast on 28 February 1986, as part of Series 8.

David Derbyshire played Roy Jackson, with Roy Jackson winning 50 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Hilary McGlynn.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Derbyshire Score Roy Jackson Others Max.
1 HYKEABVDS heaves ☓ 0 – 0 shakey ☓ BASHED*, BASKED*, KHEDAS*, SHAVED* 6
2 REPAFIERH REPAIR 6 – 6 PREFER FAERIE*, FAIRER*, HARPER*, HEARER*, HEIFER, RAPIER*, REAPER*, REHEAR* 12
3 SNODAELGO NOODLES 13 – 13 DANGLES GONDOLAS 20
4 75 2 5 10 8 3 → 399 399 ☓ 13 – 23 399
75 × 5 + 8 × 3


30
5 TAWEDUIQS WAISTED 20 – 30 WAISTED 37
6 NCNSOERDI COINED 20 – 37 SCORNED CONSIDER 45
7 SOTEMUANJ MOUNTS 26 – 43 ATOMES SEAMOUNT* 53
8 50 7 3 1 6 4 → 814 805 26 – 50 813
4 × (3 + 1) × 50 + 7 + 6

CV: 814 = ((3 + 1) × 6 + 50) × (7 + 4)

63
9 abcceenru* 26 – 50 BUCCANEER 73
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