Episode 559

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Episode 559 was broadcast on 1 May 1987, as part of Series 12.

Jon Marsh played Donald Kent, with Jon Marsh winning 65 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon Marsh Score Donald Kent Others Max.
1 RTSEGSANW STAGERS 7 – 7 STAGERS ANSWERS*, GARNETS, RAWNESS*, SERANGS*, STRANGE, WASTERS* 7
2 RLTOYEESG STOREY 13 – 13 GREETS GREYEST*, REGLETS*, RESTYLE*, TERSELY* 14
3 LDERBINHC BLINDER 20 – 20 BRINDLE CHILDREN 22
4 100 5 2 6 1 9 → 422 422
(100 + 6) × (5 − 1) − 2
30 – 30 422
(100 + 6) × (5 − 1) − 2


32
5 UAOBQTNLA TONAL 35 – 35 ABOUT BUTANOL*, QUANTAL* 39
6 BLSEZSORA BLAZES 41 – 35 BLESS SOLEBARS* 47
7 BGNALEOKR BLANKER 48 – 35 LONGER 54
8 25 4 5 4 7 8 → 612 609
(7 − 4) × 8 × 25 + 5 + 4
55 – 35 618

CV: 612 = (8 × 25 + 4) × (7 − 4)

64
9 aefnorttu* FORTUNATE
(5 seconds)
65 – 35 74
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