Episode 543

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Episode 543 was broadcast on 9 April 1987, and was the second semi-final of Series 11.

David Reid played Ken Heaton, with David Reid winning 53 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Reid Score Ken Heaton Others Max.
1 TOSADENOS DONATES 7 – 7 DONATES ODONATES* 8
2 LDKGILEGH KILLED 13 – 13 KILLED HIGGLED* 15
3 TARIJULEP plaiter ☓ 13 – 19 JAILER ARTELI*, PALTER*, PIRATE*, PLATER, PLEURA*, PLUTEI*, PRATIE*, PUJARI*, RETAIL*, RITUAL*, RUTILE*, TRIPLE*, UPRATE* 21
4 100 75 9 6 1 8 → 725 725
8 × 100 − 75
23 – 29 725
8 × 100 − 75


31
5 NSMAIDHEG HEADING 30 – 36 MAIDENS HEADINGS, SHEADING* 39
6 YUSONATES STONES 36 – 42 STONES SOUTANES 47
7 MRVSOERAP overarms ☓ 36 – 48 MOVERS OVERARM*, REMORAS*, REVAMPS*, ROAMERS*, ROMPERS* 54
8 75 9 1 6 4 7 → 398 397
(4 + 1) × 75 + 9 + 6 + 7
43 – 48 394

CV: 398 = (75 + 6) × (4 + 1) − 7

64
9 GUNINOISE INGENIOUS
(8 seconds)
53 – 48 74
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