Episode 481

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Episode 481 was broadcast on 2 December 1986, as part of Series 10.

Les Martin played Keith Burgess-Clements, with Les Martin winning 68 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Les Martin Score Keith Burgess-Clements Others Max.
1 ENOGRTITP POTTERING 18 – 18 POTTERING REPOTTING* 18
2 EASLURLOB BEARS 18 – 25 LABOURS ROUSABLE* 26
3 ESNIETMRC CENTRES 25 – 32 CEMENTS CENTIMES*, CENTRISM*, ENTICERS, SCIENTER*, SECRETIN* 34
4 50 3 2 1 9 3 → 845 845
(50 − 3) × 2 × 9 − 1
35 – 32 844


44
5 AITLERSAV RETAILS 42 – 39 TRAVELS VARIETALS* 62
6 ERUYTGEHZ THREE 47 – 44 THERE THEURGY* 69
7 IENVGSAGI GIVING 53 – 44 givings ☓ SIEVING, SIGNAGE* 76
8 100 25 6 1 6 10 → 953 947
(100 − 6) × 10 + 6 + 1
58 – 44 951 ☓

CV: 953 = (25 − 10 − 6) × (100 + 6) − 1

86
9 eilmnopst* SIMPLETON
(19 seconds)
68 – 44 96
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