Episode 591

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Episode 591 was broadcast on 16 June 1987, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 12.

Stephen Balment played Nigel Aspden, with Stephen Balment winning 73 – 63, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Patrick Mower, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Balment Score Nigel Aspden Others Max.
1 NNEOFNUAC NUANCE 6 – 6 NUANCE ANNOUNCE 8
2 RENFAGITL FALTERING 24 – 24 FALTERING REFLATING 26
3 CNEJAVISO CANOES 24 – 31 EVASION NOVICES 33
4 25 3 6 7 9 8 → 227 227
25 × 9 + 8 − 6
34 – 41 227
9 × 25 + 6 ÷ 3


43
5 TALSENITG STEALING 42 – 49 SETTLING TANGLIEST* 61
6 TSONIVEBT BONIEST 49 – 56 BONIEST BOTTIES*, BOVINES*, TIENTOS*, TONIEST* 68
7 WORAYNSER WARRENS 56 – 63 WARRENS NARROWS*, WARNERS*, YARROWS*, YAWNERS* 75
8 25 7 2 9 3 1 → 978 975
((7 − 2 − 1) × 9 + 3) × 25
63 – 63

CV: 978 = ((25 − 7) × 9 + 1) × 3 × 2

85
9 acegilnno* 63 – 63 CONGENIAL 95
TB deeimprss* IMPRESSED
(4 seconds)
73 – 63 95
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