Episode 488

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Episode 488 was broadcast on 11 December 1986, and was the first quarter-final of Series 10.

Harvey Freeman played Elisabeth Jardine, with Harvey Freeman winning 65 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harvey Freeman Score Elisabeth Jardine Others Max.
1 NNYAEUSOW ANYONE 6 – 6 ANNOYS NOWAYS*, UNEASY*, UNSOWN* 6
2 HSRWAIOAT WRAITHS 13 – 6 HAIRS SHARIAT*, TRISHAW* 13
3 RSDEIUSES RESIDUES 21 – 6 DRIES DISEUSES*, REISSUED, REISSUES* 21
4 25 7 8 3 1 8 → 134 134
(7 − 1) × 25 − (8 + 8)
31 – 6 133


31
5 GPDTAOAER GRADATE 38 – 13 ADAPTOR PORTAGED 39
6 NTNIEIPOF pontile ☓ 38 – 19 FINITE PONTINE* 46
7 TNQGAEIDN TENDING 45 – 19 GANNET ANTEING*, ANTIGEN, DENTING, GENTIAN* 53
8 100 3 2 4 8 1 → 351 351
(100 + 8 × 2 + 1) × 3
55 – 29 351
(100 + 8 × 2 + 1) × 3


63
9 eeinprrtt* INTERPRET
(3 seconds)
65 – 29 73
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