Episode 638

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Episode 638 was broadcast on 20 August 1987, and was the first quarter-final of Series 13.

Nita Marr played Cath Powell, with Nita Marr winning 47 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Derek Nimmo, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nita Marr Score Cath Powell Others Max.
1 JRADAXEDG GRADE 5 – 5 RAGED GRADED 6
2 SLIALSENS SALLIES 12 – 5 SAILS NAILLESS*, SENSILLA* 14
3 THUTINQGE QUIET 12 – 12 TIGHTEN HUTTING*, QUINTET 21
4 50 9 10 6 4 8 → 987 983 12 – 22 987
10 × 50 × (8 − 6) − (9 + 4)


31
5 NTOIRFETY FITTER 18 – 22 FORTY TRITONE* 38
6 SGORATNOL STRONG 24 – 22 ROAST ORTOLANS 46
7 RWBEAUSCO BRACES 30 – 28 BROWSE CAROUSE, OBSCURE 53
8 50 3 8 1 5 9 → 422 423
8 × 50 + 3 × 5 + 9 − 1
37 – 28 424

CV: 422 = (50 − 3) × 9 − 1

63
9 defggilln* FLEDGLING
(12 seconds)
47 – 28 73
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