Episode 494

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Harvey Freeman and the gang

Episode 494 was broadcast on 19 December 1986, and was the Series 10 grand final.

Harvey Freeman played Mike Percik, with Harvey Freeman winning 96 – 52. In this extended 45-minute edition the Dictionary Corner guests were Gyles Brandreth and Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harvey Freeman Score Mike Percik Others Max.
1 DNBEAERSO REASONED 8 – 8 BROADENS BANDORES*, REDBONES*, SEABORNE* 8
2 WTKTJAOUE outtake ☓ 8 – 13 AWOKE TAKEOUT* 15
3 75 1 5 9 3 2 → 708 708
(5 × 2 + 1) × 3 + 9 × 75
18 – 13 707


25
4 SKFEUOYDV YOKED 23 – 18 FEUDS DOEKS*, DOUSE*, DOVES*, DUKES*, DUSKY, DYKES*, FUSED*, FYKES*, KUDOS*, YOKES*, YOUSE* 30
5 LSTDSEIIV DISTILS 30 – 25 VISITED DELISTS*, DIVESTS* 37
6 25 1 9 6 9 4 → 117 117
25 × 4 + 9 + 9 − 1
40 – 35 117
(9 + 4) × 9


47
7 INTERCODE RECONDITE
(1.5 seconds)
50 – 35 57
8 GYRFNAEIL RELAYING 58 – 35 FEARING FINAGLER*, LAYERING*, YEARLING 65
9 SNWOAESRO ANSWERS 65 – 35 swooners ☓ RAWNESS*, REASONS*, SENORAS*, WORSENS* 72
10 75 9 1 1 3 7 → 903 902
75 × (9 + 3) + 1 + 1
72 – 42 902
75 × (9 + 3) + 1 + 1

CV: 903 = (75 + 7) × (9 + 3 − 1) + 1

82
11 YSNEIWLAT NASTILY 79 – 42 TINSEL SWEATILY 90
12 FPTIEARUE FEATURE 86 – 42 REPUTE PEATIER 97
13 100 6 10 9 1 7 → 780 780
(100 − 9) ÷ 7 × 6 × 10
96 – 42 783


107
14 METALSEAT 96 – 52 STALEMATE
(1.5 seconds)
117
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