Episode 554

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Episode 554 was broadcast on 24 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Gordon Carrington played Martin Loughran, with Martin Loughran winning 43 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anne Robinson, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gordon Carrington Score Martin Loughran Others Max.
1 NGGOEISNT STONING 7 – 7 STONING GINSENG, INTONES*, NESTING*, NOGGINS*, TENSING*, TENSION, TIGNONS*, TONGING* 7
2 RSPEODVIY DIVERS 7 – 15 PROVIDES DISPROVE 15
3 PWSIEUDST ISSUED 7 – 22 STUDIES DISPUTES 23
4 25 3 2 3 9 6 → 537 527
(6 × 3 + 2) × 25 + 9 × 3
12 – 22

CV: 537 = (6 × 25 + 3 × 9 + 2) × 3

33
5 BMSIAHESC SHAMES 18 – 28 CASHES CHAMISES* 41
6 NTTAEEFRD TREATED 18 – 36 NATTERED ATTENDER*, FATTENED 49
7 NHROATECT CHATTER 25 – 36 THROAT ANCHORET, THEOCRAT* 57
8 25 9 7 3 4 9 → 939 934
25 × 4 × 9 + 9 × 3 + 7
32 – 43 934
25 × 4 × 9 + 9 × 3 + 7

CV: 939 = (9 × 25 + 9) × 4 + 3

67
9 bdeefiils* 32 – 43 DISBELIEF 77
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