Episode 593

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Episode 593 was broadcast on 18 June 1987, and was the second semi-final of Series 12.

Matthew Francis played Janet McRae, with Janet McRae winning 55 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Patrick Mower, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Francis Score Janet McRae Others Max.
1 KWILSENMO SOLEMN 6 – 0 WOMEN MOLESKIN, SNOWLIKE* 8
2 RNPREAIPH HERNIA 6 – 7 HAPPIER HEPARIN* 15
3 SNOTRNIED SONNET 6 – 14 SNORTED INDENTORS* 33
4 75 5 10 6 1 5 → 731 731
(75 − 5) × 10 + 6 × 5 + 1
16 – 24 731
(75 − 5) × 10 + 6 × 5 + 1


43
5 ZTDFAUAEL DEFAULT 23 – 31 DEFAULT ADULATE*, FAULTED* 50
6 TDSNLSOEW TOSSED 29 – 37 SLOWED LOWNESS*, OLDNESS*, SLOWEST, TELSONS*, TWONESS* 57
7 TSTRIAEHG STRAIGHT 37 – 45 STRAIGHT 65
8 100 8 1 7 4 3 → 462 462
(100 + 8 + 7) × 4 + 3 − 1
47 – 55 462
(100 + 8 + 7) × 4 + 3 − 1


75
9 LEGALTIES legalities ☓
(1 second)
47 – 55 LEGISLATE 85
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