Episode 547

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Episode 547 was broadcast on 15 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Stephen Balment played Jez Gill, with Stephen Balment winning 53 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Balment Score Jez Gill Others Max.
1 GHDAUEMGB GAUGED 6 – 6 BUGGED BAGGED, HUGGED, MUGGED 6
2 TRWOATCEK RACKET 12 – 12 ROCKET COTTAR*, COTTER*, ROTATE*, TACKER* 12
3 TQYAOITSW TASTY 17 – 17 STOAT SWOTTY*, TOWAIS*, TWISTY 18
4 25 2 1 8 8 6 → 639 17 – 24 642
(8 × 25 + 8 + 6) × (2 + 1)

CV: 639 = (6 × 8 − 2 + 25) × (8 + 1)

28
5 NTYEOSETN TENONS 23 – 30 SONNET NEOTENY*, SYNTONE* 35
6 SDIOHGEAD DIODES 29 – 36 DISHED GODHEADS* 43
7 LKIGTEOLJ KILT 33 – 36 jollie ☓ GILET*, JELLO*, KLIEG*, LEGIT*, OLLIE*, TELOI*, TOILE* 48
8 100 2 8 9 1 5 → 852 852
(100 + 5) × 8 + 9 + 1 + 2
43 – 46 852
(100 + 5) × 8 + 9 + 1 + 2


58
9 PINTCCAGE ACCEPTING
(4.5 seconds)
53 – 46 68
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