Episode 391

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Episode 391 was broadcast on 19 March 1986, and was the first quarter-final of Series 8.

Clive Spate played Tony Clarke, with Clive Spate winning 66 – 19. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Clive Spate Score Tony Clarke Others Max.
1 AOSPHEDTN DONATES 7 – 0 STONED NOTEPADS*, PHAETONS*, PHONATED*, PHONATES, POTHEADS*, STANHOPE*, TONEPADS* 8
2 AEISTCWNL ENTAILS 14 – 0 clients ☓6 CANTLES*, CINEAST*, CLIENTS, ELASTIC*, ELASTIN*, INWALES*, LACIEST*, LANCETS*, LATICES*, LECTINS*, LENTISC*, SALIENT*, SALTINE*, SANICLE*, SCALENI*, SLAINTE*, STENCIL* 15
3 EAOLVGNAY GALENA 20 – 0 ANGLE ANALOGY* 22
4 75 7 1 4 2 9 → 245 245
(9 − 2) × 7 × (4 + 1)
30 – 0 243


32
5 OURSTOGME OESTRUM 37 – 0 GROUTS GOURMETS 40
6 UEHLTACGZ CHALET 43 – 6 CAUGHT GAUCHE, TEGULA* 46
7 EAOHMSLNF MELONS 49 – 12 FLAMES MANHOLES* 54
8 25 100 5 8 3 8 → 302 303
3 × 100 + 8 − 5
56 – 19 303
3 × 100 + 8 − 5

CV: 302 = (8 + 8) × 25 + 5 − 3 − 100

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9 IANTIGOAT AGITATION
(20 seconds)
66 – 19 74
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