Episode 550

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Episode 550 was broadcast on 20 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Stephen Haggerty played Mike Tobias, with Stephen Haggerty winning 53 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anne Robinson, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Haggerty Score Mike Tobias Others Max.
1 YMIUVPEOD MOVED 5 – 5 OPIUM PODIUM, YOMPED* 6
2 GTREASGTL STARTLE 12 – 12 STAGGER STRAGGLE 14
3 OISDEBSET BOSSED 18 – 18 BOSSED BEDSITS*, BESIDES, BETIDES*, BETISES* 21
4 8 6 5 1 2 4 → 784 774 ☓ 18 – 18

CV: 784 = ((5 − 1) × 4 × 6 + 2) × 8

31
5 PSRAOGNET POSTAGE 25 – 18 tangoes ☓ NEGATORS*, OPERANTS*, PORTAGES*, POTAGERS*, PRONATES, RAGSTONE*, TREPANGS* 39
6 IARFOSWEP SWEAR 25 – 24 WIPERS FORESAW, SOAPIER 46
7 DGRAIEFNS READINGS 33 – 32 READINGS GRADINES* 54
8 25 2 7 8 8 1 → 182 182
25 × 8 − (8 + 7 + 2 + 1)
43 – 42 182
25 × 7 + 8 − 1


64
9 MINCEBUNT INCUMBENT
(2.5 seconds)
53 – 42 74
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