Episode 489

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Episode 489 was broadcast on 12 December 1986, and was the second quarter-final of Series 10.

Maggie Barker played Michael Stephenson, with Michael Stephenson winning 67 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Maggie Barker Score Michael Stephenson Others Max.
1 EUIDRSNDA DRAINED 7 – 7 INSURED DENARIUS, RADIUSED*, SARDINED* 8
2 STWBEARXI BREAST 13 – 13 BREAST BARITES*, WAITERS, WARIEST*, WAXIEST* 15
3 EEOTYVWMF EMOTE 18 – 18 EMOTE 20
4 8 9 3 2 1 10 → 287 291 18 – 28 287
(10 × 3 + 2) × 9 − 1


30
5 RSPMUEIKD RISKED 18 – 35 DUMPERS PRUSIKED*, SPRUIKED* 38
6 AIOATJDKO TOAD 22 – 39 TOOK ADJIKO* 44
7 STVSIOALE tastes ☓ 22 – 47 VIOLATES ISOLATES*, SOLVATES 52
8 75 5 8 6 7 5 → 108 108
5 × 5 + 75 + 8
32 – 57 108
75 ÷ 5 × 8 − (7 + 5)


62
9 bdegiiilr* 32 – 67 DIRIGIBLE
(5 seconds)
72
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