Episode 537

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Episode 537 was broadcast on 1 April 1987, as part of Series 11.

John Clarke played Alan Benson, with John Clarke winning 69 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Russell Harty, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Clarke Score Alan Benson Others Max.
1 VGTOIAHSL ALIGHTS 7 – 0 slogs ☓ GOATISH* 7
2 RDGOUHOEY ROUGHED 14 – 0 honoured ☓ 14
3 AOENPTNCI CAPTION 21 – 0 PANIC ENACTION 22
4 25 1 8 10 4 5 → 252 252
25 × 10 + 8 ÷ 4
31 – 10 252
25 × 10 + 8 ÷ 4


32
5 SVSVSOAET STOVES 37 – 16 OVATES ASSETS*, STAVES, TASSES*, TOSSES*, VESTAS* 38
6 RPNOEARPY PROPANE 44 – 16 APRON 45
7 NTNSEIEMW NINES 49 – 21 TWINS ENTWINES* 53
8 75 4 1 7 9 3 → 902 902
4 × 3 × 75 + 9 − 7
59 – 31 902
4 × 3 × 75 + 9 − 7


63
9 NAMEDRAPS AMPERSAND
(18 seconds)
69 – 31 73
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