Episode 558

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Episode 558 was broadcast on 30 April 1987, as part of Series 12.

Jon Marsh played Alan Nash, with Jon Marsh winning 54 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon Marsh Score Alan Nash Others Max.
1 GSLUTORTA GLOATS 6 – 0 guttoral ☓ OUTLAST, RAGOUTS, TAUTOGS* 7
2 EOVTVREVS VOTERS 12 – 6 VOTERS OVERSET, VERVETS*, VETOERS* 14
3 DFITMDAEN DAMNED 18 – 12 INMATE DEFIANT, FAINTED, MEDIANT 21
4 50 4 5 4 9 1 → 893 900 18 – 19 895
(9 + 4 + 5) × 50 − (4 + 1)

CV: 893 = ((50 + 5) × 4 + 1) × 4 + 9

31
5 OEHTNRIOS HORNIEST 26 – 19 THRONES SNOOTIER 39
6 NSCIETGTU CUTTINGS 34 – 27 CUTTINGS 47
7 IEPTADYSP yappiest ☓ 34 – 33 SAPPED ADEPTS*, PAPIST*, PASTED*, PASTIE*, PIETAS*, SIPPED*, SIPPET*, SPAYED*, SPITED*, STAYED*, STEADY*, TAPPED*, TIPPED*, YAPPED*, YIPPED* 53
8 75 10 4 9 10 2 → 151 151
75 × 2 + 10 − 9
44 – 43 151
75 × 2 + 10 − 9


63
9 aceilttuv* CULTIVATE
(8 seconds)
54 – 43 73
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