Episode 447

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Episode 447 was broadcast on 15 October 1986, as part of Series 10.

Colin Bevan played Liz Wilcox, with Liz Wilcox winning 41 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Junkin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

NOTE: In round 1, Colin's word RIOTER was incorrectly allowed as there was only one R in the selection. The final score should therefore be 34 – 41.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Colin Bevan Score Liz Wilcox Others Max.
1 LEOTRINGA RIOTER** 6 – 6 EATING ALERTING, ALTERING, GELATION*, GERANIOL*, INTEGRAL, LEGATION*, ORIENTAL*, REGIONAL*, RELATING, RELATION*, TANGLIER*, TRIANGLE, TRIGONAL* 8
2 TCNEIERMB METRIC 12 – 12 CENTRE CENTIME, ENTERIC*, ENTICER* 15
3 FEADRTOES DRAFTS 18 – 18 STARED DEFOREST*, DRAFTEES, FORESTED*, FOSTERED* 23
4 100 5 3 1 7 8 → 399 399
(3 + 1) × 100 − (8 − 7)
28 – 28 399
(3 + 1) × 100 − (8 − 7)


33
5 VGROIANBM BARING 28 – 35 BRAVING ROAMING* 40
6 YTEIVLOAS VIOLAS 34 – 41 VALETS VILAYETS, VIOLATES 48
7 LSWNOEFXA FLAXEN 40 – 41 FLOWN ANOLES*, FELONS, LOWANS* 54
8 75 7 2 9 1 8 → 928 915 40 – 41 915

CV: 928 = (75 − 8) × 2 × 7 − 9 − 1

64
9 aaabdelpt* 40 – 41 palatable ☓
(3 seconds)
ADAPTABLE 74
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