Episode 576

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Episode 576 was broadcast on 26 May 1987, as part of Series 12.

Olive Barton played Matthew Francis, with Matthew Francis winning 50 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Humphrey Lyttelton, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Olive Barton Score Matthew Francis Others Max.
1 AUSRHCESN SAUCERS 7 – 7 CRASHES ARCHNESS, CHASSEUR* 8
2 YLUHNSIHT SHUNT 12 – 12 SHUNT INSULT, SHINTY*, SUNLIT*, THINLY, THUSLY* 14
3 EESNGDVEO EDGES 17 – 17 SEVEN DONEES*, EVENED, GEODES* 20
4 75 6 8 3 6 1 → 496 480 17 – 27 496
(75 + 8) × 6 − (3 − 1)


30
5 RBASODTTI DISTORT 24 – 34 DISTORT ASTROID*, BISTORT* 37
6 OENTDSRXU UNSORTED 32 – 34 RODENTS DEXTROUS, ROUNDEST*, TONSURED* 45
7 CGDOYLBRE BOLDER 38 – 40 BOLDER BODGER*, CLERGY*, CLOYED*, CODGER*, COLDER*, CORBEL*, CYBORG*, GLOBED*, LODGER* 51
8 100 25 4 1 1 5 → 325 325
(4 − 1) × 100 + 25
48 – 50 325
(4 − 1) × 100 + 25


61
9 aefrrsttu* 48 – 50 FRUSTRATE 71


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