Episode 466

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Episode 466 was broadcast on 11 November 1986, as part of Series 10.

Harvey Freeman played Roy James, with Harvey Freeman winning 75 – 10. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Freeman's 75 points is the joint-highest 9-round score ever achieved without a nine-letter word. This record is shared by Richard Campbell (Episode 1504).

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harvey Freeman Score Roy James Others Max.
1 RTHOEASTO RHEOSTAT 8 – 0 SHOOTER 8
2 RENQRAITE RETAINER 16 – 0 TRAINER 16
3 NSWIOERRO WORRIES 23 – 0 wirers ☓7 EROSION*, IRONERS*, SNOWIER* 23
4 25 7 4 8 6 3 → 104 104
25 × (7 − 3) + 4
33 – 0


33
5 GTLSAIPAI PIGTAILS 41 – 0 pastil ☓ 41
6 SLTOUEYWU TOUSLE 47 – 0 lousey ☓ LUTEOUS* 48
7 EIDSOLPDW LOPSIDED 55 – 0 SPOILED 56
8 25 6 5 3 4 2 → 226 226
(6 + 3) × 25 + 5 − 4
65 – 10 226
(6 + 3) × 25 + 5 − 4


66
9 acfiilnot* FICTIONAL
(4.5 seconds)
75 – 10 76
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