Episode 444

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Episode 444 was broadcast on 3 June 1986, and was the Series 9 grand final.

Mick Keeble played David Trace, with David Trace winning 80 – 74. The Dictionary Corner guests were Gyles Brandreth and Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke. It was an extended 45-minute edition.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mick Keeble Score David Trace Others Max.
1 YCILHFANT FAINTLY 7 – 7 FANCILY 7
2 SDOIRTATE TOASTER 14 – 14 DISTORT ADROITEST*, STORIATED* 25
3 75 25 3 10 5 8 → 710 710
75 × 10 − 8 × 5
24 – 14 710 ☓


35
4 NALHOMYES MANHOLES 32 – 14 HOMELY 43
5 RNTAEKPUT PATTERN 39 – 14 TANKER TAUNTER* 50
6 75 2 7 9 1 6 → 214 214
75 × 2 + 9 × 7 + 1
49 – 14 212


60
7 MORESHAPE 49 – 24 SEMAPHORE
(3.67 seconds)
70
8 SCREIGVAL GRAVES 49 – 32 CLAVIERS GLACIERS*, VISCERAL* 78
9 TUGWPOATL GLOAT 49 – 38 OUTLAW PUTLOG*, TAUTOG* 84
10 50 8 7 1 6 2 → 105 105
50 × 2 + 6 − 1
59 – 48 105
50 × 2 + 6 − 1


94
11 RNBEASGIR BEARINGS 67 – 56 BEARINGS BRINGERS*, GRAINERS*, REBASING* 102
12 DUCANROPI CANDOUR 74 – 63 CANDOUR CANDIRU*, PADRINO*, PARODIC*, PICADOR*, PONIARD* 109
13 100 75 4 5 5 8 → 664 662 74 – 70 663
(5 + 4) × 75 − (100 ÷ 5 − 8)

CV: 664 = (100 + 75 − (5 ÷ 5 + 8)) × 4

119
14 CABANARCH 74 – 80 CHARABANC
(2 seconds)
129
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