Episode 573

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Episode 573 was broadcast on 21 May 1987, as part of Series 12.

Janet McRae played Matthew Francis, with Matthew Francis winning 57 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Humphrey Lyttelton, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Janet McRae Score Matthew Francis Others Max.
1 NDVGEEIAD needing ☓ 0 – 7 EVADING AVENGED, DAVENED*, DEEDING*, DEIGNED, INVADED* 7
2 RBOLSIYTA BROILS 6 – 13 TRAILS ORBITALS, ROYALIST*, SOLITARY*, STROBILA 15
3 HTNEAISTS ATHEIST 13 – 13 thinest ☓ ANTHESIS*, ANTSIEST*, ATHEISTS, HASTIEST*, HESITANT, INSTATES*, NASTIEST*, SHANTIES, STAITHES*, TITANESS* 23
4 100 5 7 1 3 1 → 528 528
5 × 100 + (3 + 1) × 7
23 – 23 528
5 × 100 + (3 + 1) × 7


33
5 HYESNAHCL LANCES 29 – 29 LANCES/HYENAS LYNCHES 40
6 GNXSREIAC CREASING 37 – 37 CREASING 48
7 DROSBTIDI DIRT 41 – 37 biros ☓ BISTRO*, DROIDS*, DROITS*, IDIOTS*, ORBITS, ORIBIS*, SORDID* 54
8 100 1 7 10 6 2 → 167 167
100 + 6 × 10 + 7
51 – 47 167
100 + 6 × 10 + 7


64
9 aeelpprtu* 51 – 57 PERPETUAL
(20.5 seconds)
74
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