Episode 394

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Episode 394 was broadcast on 24 March 1986, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 8.

Y.T. (Paul White) played Roy Jackson, with Y.T. winning 48 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection YT Score Roy Jackson Others Max.
1 OIONDSUSG ODIOUS 6 – 6 SOUNDS DOSSING, DOUSING, GODSONS*, GUIDONS*, SOUSING, SUDSING* 7
2 TENIXAETS TENETS 12 – 6 EXIST ANISETTE, EXISTENT*, TETANISE* 15
3 IAONHLCIP PLAIN 17 – 11 PINCH CIPOLIN* 22
4 50 9 1 10 6 4 → 844 845
(10 + 6 + 1) × 50 − (9 − 4)
24 – 18 845
(10 + 6 + 1) × 50 − (9 − 4)

CV: 844 = (9 × 10 + 50) × 6 + 4

32
5 AWOSIDTON WAITS/DINTS/TOADS 29 – 23 WOODS SATINWOOD* 50
6 AEILVMRYN NAILER 35 – 29 LIVERY LIVERYMAN 68
7 GSAEZHATG AGATES 41 – 35 AGATES AGHAST* 74
8 25 50 3 4 6 2 → 536 532
(6 + 4) × (50 + 3) + 2
48 – 35 538 ☓

CV: 536 = (50 × 2 + 6 + 3 + 25) × 4

84
9 APILLTRAY 48 – 35 PARTIALLY 94
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