Episode 588

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Episode 588 was broadcast on 11 June 1987, and was the first quarter-final of Series 12.

Jon Marsh played Stephen Haggerty, with Jon Marsh winning 65 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Steve Jones, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jon Marsh Score Stephen Haggerty Others Max.
1 SRVELAGDI GRAVEL 0 – 7 GLIDERS ADVISER*, DERAILS*, DIALERS*, DRIVELS*, GILDERS*, GIRDLES*, GLAIVES*, GRAVELS, GRAVIES, REDIALS*, REVISAL*, SILAGED*, VERGLAS*, VERLIGS*, VISAGED* 7
2 LJEUTNAVC JAUNT/UNCLE 5 – 7 LANE CANTLE*, ELUANT*, LANCET*, LAUNCE*, LEVANT*, LUCENT*, LUNATE*, UNLACE* 13
3 LFRITOVQE LOFTIER 12 – 14 TREFOIL 20
4 100 6 1 7 10 4 → 504 504
(6 − 1) × 100 + 4
22 – 24 504
(6 − 1) × 100 + 4


30
5 TWAISYENR WAITERS 29 – 31 WAITERS STERNWAY* 38
6 TSNLIATES SALTIEST 37 – 31 STAINS TAINTLESS 56
7 BNGAIVSET BEATINGS 45 – 39 BEATINGS VINTAGES 64
8 100 6 2 8 3 7 → 318 318
(2 + 8 − 7) × 100 + 6 × 3
55 – 49 318
(100 + 6) × 3


74
9 AFINERICN FINANCIER
(4.5 seconds)
65 – 49 84
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