Episode 409

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Episode 409 was broadcast on 15 April 1986, as part of Series 9.

John Bratley played David Trace, with David Trace winning 56 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Bratley Score David Trace Others Max.
1 MCETIWUBO COMBE 5 – 5 COMET BIOME*, BOITE*, BOWIE*, BUTEO*, COMBI*, CUBIT*, CUTIE*, IMBUE*, METIC*, OUTIE*, TWICE* 5
2 HSEIRTYUD STRIDE 5 – 12 HIRSUTE DITHERS*, DITHERY*, DRYSUIT*, DUSTIER, RESTUDY*, SHIRTED* 12
3 SVOHETCPI PITCHES 12 – 19 PITCHES CHEVIOTS* 20
4 50 100 5 1 8 9 → 546 546
(100 − 1) × 5 + 9 − 8 + 50
22 – 19 548


30
5 UBTOVSUTE BOUTS 22 – 25 OBTUSE BOTTES*, BOUTUS*, BUTEOS*, BUTTES*, BUTUTS*, OUTSET* 36
6 LSAPKIAFE FLAKES 28 – 31 FLAKES ALKIES*, ALSIKE*, ESPIAL*, FAKIES*, KALPAS*, LIPASE*, PALAIS*, PILAFS*, PILEAS*, SIFAKA*, SPLAKE* 42
7 NLOIMSERA MOANERS 28 – 39 MARLINES ALMONRIES*, NORMALISE* 60
8 25 6 3 7 9 7 → 433 434
(7 + 7 + 3) × 25 + 9
35 – 46 434
(7 + 7 + 3) × 25 + 9

CV: 432/434 Best: 433 = (9 × (7 − 3) + 25) × 7 + 6

70
9 ATRYWOULD 35 – 56 OUTWARDLY
(14 seconds)
80
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