Episode 453

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Episode 453 was broadcast on 23 October 1986, as part of Series 10.

Frank Stokes played Maggie Barker, with Maggie Barker winning 48 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Frank Stokes Score Maggie Barker Others Max.
1 SGTAEYBDO BOASTED 7 – 7 BOASTED BODEGAS*, SABOTED* 7
2 AIANTSNRO RATIONS 14 – 7 STRAIN SONATINA* 15
3 DWIEOGBIA BADGE 19 – 12 BOWED BODEGA*, BODGIE*, GOBDAW*, IDIGBO* 21
4 25 1 5 3 4 9 → 289 280 19 – 19 290
(9 + 3) × 25 − (5 + 4 + 1)

CV: 289 = (9 + 3) × (25 − 1) + 5 − 4

31
5 EIRHGCTUA REACH 19 – 25 CHARGE THEURGIC* 39
6 OEISGKRDU RISKED 25 – 31 GUIDES DROGUES*, DUIKERS*, DUSKIER, GOURDES*, GROUSED*, GUIDERS* 46
7 EURNBDVAT BURNED 25 – 38 VAUNTED TURBANED* 54
8 100 75 2 9 8 8 → 531 528
(8 − 2) × 100 − 8 × 9
32 – 38 525

CV: 531 = (100 + 9 − 8) × (8 − 2) − 75

64
9 WORMSTONS 32 – 48 SNOWSTORM
(26.5 seconds)
74
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