Episode 455

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Episode 455 was broadcast on 27 October 1986, as part of Series 10.

David Whiting played Doreen Midgley, with David Whiting winning 50 – 16. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Whiting Score Doreen Midgley Others Max.
1 OEAPTRSET PROSTATE 8 – 0 POTTERS OPERETTAS, POETASTER* 18
2 GIAORPSTX GROATS 14 – 6 SPIGOT RAGTOPS* 25
3 EOAVTFLSF LOAVES 20 – 6 afloat ☓ FOLATES*, SOLVATE 32
4 100 3 10 5 2 10 → 882 882 ☓ 20 – 6 880 ☓

CV: 882 = (100 + 10) × (5 + 3) + 2

42
5 IOENWSROT EROSION 27 – 6 rootwines ☓ SNOOTIER 50
6 EUAYLWSLE LEEWAY 33 – 6 wally ☓ WALLEYES*, WEASELLY* 58
7 ANEODPSED DEPOSED 40 – 6 OPENED DAPSONE*, DEADENS*, DEPENDS*, DESPOND, SPONDEE* 65
8 100 7 2 7 5 1 → 123 123
7 × (2 + 1) + 7 − 5 + 100
50 – 6 122


75
9 EIGHTOURS 50 – 16 RIGHTEOUS
(3 seconds)
85
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