Episode 599

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Episode 599 was broadcast on 26 June 1987, and was the first semi-final of Championship of Champions III.

Harvey Freeman played John Clarke, with Harvey Freeman winning 45 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sally James, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

NOTE: The conundrum was illegal as it is specified in the COD7 as two words.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harvey Freeman Score John Clarke Others Max.
1 FCTOUAYNO COUNTY 6 – 6 TOUCAN TYCOON* 6
2 DBDEIERCX DERIDE 6 – 13 DECIDER DECRIED 13
3 BMRAIASUE URAEMIA 13 – 13 BRUISE AUMBRIES 21
4 4 5 1 1 6 6 → 964 13 – 13

CV: 960 = (6 + 1 + 1) × 5 × 4 × 6

28
5 TASEWIDEN INSTEAD 20 – 20 WAISTED ANDESITE* 36
6 LVSIOATOE VIOLATES 28 – 28 VIOLATES 44
7 CALITEFAS ELASTIC 35 – 28 FACILE ACETALS*, FACIALS*, FALCATE*, FASCIAE*, FASCIAL*, LACIEST*, LACTASE*, LATICES*, SEALIFT* 51
8 100 3 4 6 9 1 → 436 436
(100 + 9) × 4
45 – 38 436
(100 + 9) × 4


61
9 OVERTHAWS whatsoever ☓
(2.5 seconds)
45 – 38 SHORTWAVE 71
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