Episode 578

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Episode 578 was broadcast on 28 May 1987, as part of Series 12.

Mike Stanford played Tim Town, with Mike Stanford winning 45 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Humphrey Lyttelton, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mike Stanford Score Tim Town Others Max.
1 LITSATSEL TALLEST 0 – 8 SALTIEST SITTELLAS* 18
2 VIGNALEBA LEAVING 7 – 15 LEAVING NAVIGABLE 36
3 MIRGONYIL GROIN 12 – 20 LYING GRIMILY*, LIGROIN*, MINGILY*, MOILING, ROILING* 43
4 75 5 1 1 5 3 → 386 385
75 × 5 + 1 + 1 + 5 + 3
19 – 20 386 ☓

CV: 386 = (75 + 3) × 5 − 5 + 1

53
5 GTNEDAKIP PANTED 25 – 26 TAPING PAINTED, PEAKING 60
6 GUMSAGNEI AMUSING 32 – 33 AMUSING ENIGMAS*, GAMINES*, GUINEAS*, MAGGIES*, MUGGINS*, SEAMING*, SEGUING*, SIGNAGE* 67
7 HERWABEZL BEWARE 38 – 39 WHALER BLAZER*, HEALER*, HERBAL*, WARBLE* 73
8 10 3 4 5 2 4 → 281 280
(4 × 5 + 4 × 2) × 10
45 – 39 284

CV: 281 = (5 + 2) × 4 × 10 + 4 − 3

83
9 PIOUSMUTE 45 – 39 IMPETUOUS 93
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