Episode 506

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Episode 506 was broadcast on 17 February 1987, as part of Series 11.

Alan Johnson played Steve Grimble, with Alan Johnson winning 53 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Johnson Score Steve Grimble Others Max.
1 IEOSBFEGT BEFITS 6 – 6 BEFITS BEFOGS*, BOGIES*, EGOIST*, FOGIES* 6
2 ARNOSEIST REASONS 13 – 6 TOSSER ASSERTION*, NOTARISES, SENORITAS* 24
3 AUUGCTALG CULT 17 – 10 GALA ACTUAL 30
4 25 100 10 3 1 5 → 641 639
(100 + 25) × 5 + 10 + 3 + 1
24 – 10 641 ☓

CV: 641 = (100 − 5) × (10 − 3) − 25 + 1

40
5 ODEALDQOS DOODLES 31 – 17 DOODLES LADDOOS* 47
6 TEROANVIR INVERT 37 – 23 RATION OVERTRAIN 65
7 TNLAECFOT TALENT 43 – 23 fontlet ☓ CONFLATE, FALCONET* 73
8 100 8 9 2 7 4 → 370 370
(100 − 7) × 4 − 2
53 – 23


83
9 ACTIVETAP 53 – 33 CAPTIVATE
(23 seconds)
93
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