Episode 556

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Episode 556 was broadcast on 28 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Jon Marsh played Martin Loughran, with Jon Marsh winning 42 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon Marsh Score Martin Loughran Others Max.
1 BCEHMORUE CHERUB 6 – 6 CHROME BOUCHEE* 7
2 NBILUDERO BLUNDER 13 – 13 BOUNDER UNBRIDLE 15
3 SGLEITYAI GAIETY 19 – 13 ligites ☓ AGILEST*, AGILITY, LAITIES, LIGATES*, STAGILY* 22
4 25 9 6 7 9 8 → 854 19 – 13

CV: 854 = (9 × 9 + 25) × 8 + 6

32
5 RLEOKNCAD CROAKED 26 – 13 LOCKED COLANDER 40
6 RIBNGUSZS BRINGS 26 – 20 BUSSING 47
7 TBLOANQEL BALLET 32 – 26 BALLET BALLONET 55
8 75 25 3 6 7 8 → 257 257
3 × 75 + 25 + 7
42 – 36 257
3 × 75 + 25 + 7


65
9 deeegrrtt* 42 – 36 REGRETTED 75
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