Episode 553

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Episode 553 was broadcast on 23 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Gordon Carrington played Shirley Morris, with Gordon Carrington winning 41 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anne Robinson, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gordon Carrington Score Shirley Morris Others Max.
1 STLEOEKJN STOLEN 6 – 6 STOLEN SKELETON* 8
2 VWIANESXT VIEWS 6 – 13 WAVIEST NAIVEST*, NATIVES*, VAINEST, WAXIEST* 15
3 RGWUAIYHG HAIRY 11 – 18 HAIRY RAGGY*, WIGGY* 20
4 50 4 8 7 2 7 → 566 565
(7 + 4) × 50 + 8 + 7
18 – 18

CV: 566 = (7 + 4) × 50 + 8 × 2

30
5 OERTESGTL LETTERS 25 – 18 GREETS GETTERS*, REGLETS*, ROSETTE, SETTLER*, SETTLOR*, STERLET*, TELEOST*, TETROSE*, TRESTLE* 37
6 FSGIAANDR DRAINS 31 – 24 FADING FARANGS*, FARINAS*, GRADINS*, RADIANS, SANGRIA*, SARANGI* 44
7 PFOERSWAT STRAW 31 – 30 FOREST SOFTWARE* 52
8 100 6 4 7 5 8 → 999 999
(6 + 4) × 100 − (8 − 7)
41 – 30 998


62
9 NAILCOUNT 41 – 30 CONTINUAL 72
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