Episode 417

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Episode 417 was broadcast on 25 April 1986, as part of Series 9.

Geoffrey Taylor played Glynn Parker, with Geoffrey Taylor winning 62 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Geoffrey Taylor Score Glynn Parker Others Max.
1 AINWNLOGZ LOANING 7 – 7 LOANING 7
2 OIRFDAGOT ADROIT 13 – 7 AFOOT ADRIFT*, AGOROT*, FORGOT, TOROID* 13
3 IENCRLAHF FLINCHER 21 – 7 ECLAIR 21
4 100 75 4 8 8 3 → 980 21 – 14 976
75 × 8 + 100 × 4 − 8 × 3

CV: 980 = (100 − 3) × 4 + 8 × 75 − 8

31
5 RSDIETANS SANDIEST 29 – 22 STRAINED TARDINESS 49
6 OEGRNODSP SPONGED 36 – 29 SPONGER DRONGOES* 57
7 TGGEADTIE GADGET 42 – 29 gaited ☓ DEGAGE*, GIDGEE*, IDEATE*, TAGGED* 63
8 25 10 7 6 4 2 → 902 902
(10 − 4) × 6 × 25 + 2
52 – 29


73
9 LLLIIIYTC ILLICITLY
(5.5 seconds)
62 – 29 83
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