Episode 393

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Episode 393 was broadcast on 21 March 1986, and was the third quarter-final of Series 8.

Anthony Butcher played David Weller, with Anthony Butcher winning 54 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anthony Butcher Score David Weller Others Max.
1 TKREWURSE WEEKS 5 – 0 treker ☓ KERERUS*, STREWER*, URETERS* 7
2 THVUOLIUD LOUD 9 – 4 VOID DHOTI*, DIVOT, LITHO*, THIOL*, VOULU* 12
3 GFELJIKTU FUTILE 15 – 4 FLUTE GLUTEI* 18
4 25 3 8 10 2 5 → 503 503
2 × 10 × 25 + 3
25 – 14 503
2 × 10 × 25 + 3


28
5 LSAIPGOST POSTAL 31 – 20 PLAITS GALIPOTS, TOPSAILS* 36
6 RMNESERLE LEERERS 38 – 20 lense ☓ REELERS, SNEERER* 43
7 DNAIVMEAS NAVIES 44 – 20 VINES AMNESIA*, INVADES, MAENADS*, MAIDANS*, MAIDENS*, MEDIANS*, MEDINAS*, NAIADES*, SIDEMAN* 50
8 75 25 4 7 3 10 → 387 387
(75 + 25) × 4 − 10 − 3
54 – 20 370


60
9 RAYHITOUT 54 – 20 AUTHORITY 70
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