Episode 555

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Episode 555 was broadcast on 27 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Brian Dollery played Martin Loughran, with Martin Loughran winning 47 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Dollery Score Martin Loughran Others Max.
1 OIMDNRATA TRAIN 0 – 6 RATION ANIMATOR, TAMARIND 8
2 FTPOISAUD FITS 4 – 10 PITS STIFADO* 15
3 OEATSNGAS STAGES 10 – 16 STONES ASSONATE 23
4 100 3 9 4 7 3 → 232 236
(9 − 7) × 100 + 3 × 4 × 3
17 – 23 236
(9 − 7) × 100 + 3 × 4 × 3

CV: 232 = (3 + 3 − 4) × (100 + 9 + 7)

33
5 TNGEIURPS SPURTING 25 – 31 SPURTING ERUPTING*, PERUSING*, REPUTING, UNRIPEST* 41
6 EAODYVETR TOADY 30 – 31 trayed ☓ OVERDATE* 49
7 HTIOCNSAS THINS 30 – 37 CHAINS ASTONISH* 57
8 25 3 3 4 5 6 → 901 900 30 – 47 901
3 × 3 × 4 × 25 + 6 − 5


67
9 TENMOPCON 30 – 47 COMPONENT 77
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