Episode 380

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Episode 380 was broadcast on 4 March 1986, as part of Series 8.

Nigel Ingham played Roy Jackson, with Nigel Ingham winning 55 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Hilary McGlynn.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nigel Ingham Score Roy Jackson Others Max.
1 SDGOURETZ ROUSTED 7 – 7 DETOURS DOUREST*, DROGUES*, GOURDES*, GROUSED*, GROUTED*, GUTZERS*, ROUGETS*, TRUDGES* 7
2 NADICEARW ARCADE 13 – 13 WARNED RADIANCE* 15
3 STSOIYDRF FROSTY 19 – 13 foisty ☓ DRIFTS*, DRIFTY*, DROITS*, DROSSY*, FIORDS*, FIRSTS*, FOISTS*, FORTIS*, FROSTS*, OSSIFY* 21
4 50 1 2 9 7 4 → 574 574
(9 + 2) × 50 + (7 − 1) × 4
29 – 13 571


31
5 SEPALIOSV SALVOES 36 – 13 SPOILS PLOSIVES* 39
6 TNEROULTA TAUNTER 43 – 13 NUTTER TOLERANT 47
7 XIKEOTVNY TOKEN 48 – 18 TOKEN INVOKE 53
8 25 2 5 8 10 7 → 532 533
2 × 10 × 25 + 5 × 8 − 7
55 – 25 533
2 × 10 × 25 + 5 × 8 − 7

CV: 532 = (10 + 8 + 5 − 2) × 25 + 7

63
9 aceiloquv* 55 – 35 EQUIVOCAL
(5.5 seconds)
73
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