Episode 557

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Episode 557 was broadcast on 29 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Jon Marsh played Gwen Gerds, with Jon Marsh winning 58 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon Marsh Score Gwen Gerds Others Max.
1 THUVSEDYN SHUNTED 7 – 0 4 7
2 MLIWOSRFA WORMS 12 – 5 FILMS AIRFLOWS* 15
3 PTNELOKSE SPLEEN 18 – 11 TOKENS SKELETON 23
4 25 8 4 9 8 7 → 124 124
(7 − 8 ÷ 8 + 25) × 4
28 – 21 124
(9 − 4) × 25 − (8 − 7)


33
5 JGDAIRFSU GUARDS 34 – 21 FAIRS FIGURA*, FRAUDS, GRADUS*, JAGIRS*, RADIUS* 39
6 NHEWGIRAY WEARING 41 – 28 HEARING WEARYING* 47
7 SGTIAXWNE TEASING 41 – 36 SWEATING 55
8 25 75 8 1 7 10 → 262 261
(25 + 1) × 10 + 8 − 7
48 – 36 264

CV: 262 = (7 × 75 − 1) ÷ (10 − 8)

65
9 cdeelrstu* CLUSTERED
(26 seconds)
58 – 36 75
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