Episode 524

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Episode 524 was broadcast on 13 March 1987, as part of Series 11.

James Wilkie played Simon Smith, with James Wilkie winning 49 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Wilkie Score Simon Smith Others Max.
1 DYTVIEASR VARIETY 7 – 0 DRIES ADVERSITY 18
2 LEBYOEWTA TOWEL 12 – 5 TABLE BELTWAY*, TOWABLE 25
3 CVSEUOPRT POUTERS 19 – 5 CURVES COUVERTS*, CUTOVERS* 33
4 100 6 10 5 3 2 → 406 406
(10 − 2 × 3) × 100 + 6
29 – 15 406
(5 − (3 − 2)) × 100 + 6


43
5 DTIEGNATT TINGED 35 – 15 tangent ☓ TAINTED, TATTING 50
6 LKGSEAINT STALKING 43 – 15 STALE GENITALS*, KINGLETS*, LANKIEST, LINKAGES*, STEALING 58
7 LGUADTOES STAGED 49 – 21 SLATED GLOATED*, LEGATOS*, LOUDEST*, OUTAGES*, SALUTED, TOUSLED 65
8 25 5 7 2 2 10 → 328 328 ☓ 49 – 26 338
(10 + 2 + 2) × 25 − (7 + 5)

CV: 328 = (25 + 5) × 10 + 7 × 2 × 2

75
9 LASYUMILC clumsily ☓
(3 seconds)
49 – 36 MUSICALLY
(10 seconds)
85
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