Episode 483

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Episode 483 was broadcast on 4 December 1986, as part of Series 10.

Alec Cooke played Michael Stephenson, with Michael Stephenson winning 59 – 18. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alec Cooke Score Michael Stephenson Others Max.
1 ARXEGBOCV COAXER 6 – 0 BOXER CABOVER*, GEARBOX* 7
2 SWRTOULEN WORSEN 6 – 7 TROWELS TURNSOLE 15
3 SOFYHAESW WASHES 12 – 13 WASHES FASHES*, FOSSAE*, HAWSES*, SHEAFS* 21
4 3 9 1 7 9 1 → 758 12 – 20 757
7 × 3 × (3 + 1) × 9 + 1

CV: 757 Best: 758 = 9 × 7 × (9 + 3) + 1 + 1

31
5 KVSMIEDAY DISMAY 18 – 26 MASKED SKYDIVE* 38
6 IPTEMITDR trimped ☓ 18 – 32 PITTED TIMIDER* 45
7 KBSLOIEBJ BLOKES 18 – 39 OBELISK BILBOES*, BLESBOK*, JOBBIES*, KIBBLES*, LOBBIES 52
8 75 100 10 10 5 9 → 560 565 18 – 49 560
(100 + 10) × 5 + 10


62
9 aabemrrss* reassemble ☓
(2.5 seconds)
18 – 59 EMBARRASS
(5 seconds)
72
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