Episode 381

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Episode 381 was broadcast on 5 March 1986, as part of Series 8.

Nigel Ingham played Andrew Fisher, with Andrew Fisher winning 47 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Hilary McGlynn.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nigel Ingham Score Andrew Fisher Others Max.
1 BTVAALIUT tabula ☓ 0 – 5 VAULT ABLAUT*, ABULIA*, VALUTA 6
2 RMOEOLSRA MOLARS 0 – 12 ROAMERS SALEROOM* 14
3 NDIOSCTAW ACTIONS 7 – 19 CATIONS DOWNCAST*, WAINSCOT* 22
4 100 6 8 6 5 2 → 977 976
(8 + 2) × 100 − 6 × 5 + 6
14 – 19

CV: 977 = (6 ÷ 2 + 6) × (8 + 100) + 5

32
5 UENDSQAEN QUEENS 20 – 25 QUEENS DUENNAS*, ENNEADS* 39
6 TMSJIAELN AILMENTS 28 – 33 ALIMENTS/MANLIEST 47
7 OSGDAEOIR RADIOS 28 – 40 GOODIER GOODIES, GOOSIER*, ODORISE*, RADIOES*, ROADIES* 54
8 25 5 7 6 2 4 → 571 569 28 – 47 572
(5 × 4 + 2) × (25 + 7 − 6)

CV: 571 = (5 × 6 − 7) × 25 − 4

64
9 aaalnrttu* TARANTULA
(2.5 seconds)
38 – 47 74
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