Episode 648

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Episode 648 was broadcast on 8 October 1987, as part of Series 14.

Jim Findlay played Nick Gordon, with Jim Findlay winning 45 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Brian Johnston, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Findlay Score Nick Gordon Others Max.
1 NWRIUETBD TRIBUNE 7 – 0 BURNED BRUITED*, INTRUDE*, TURBINE*, UNTRIED* 7
2 RWICKINGU RICKING 14 – 7 RICKING WRICKING 15
3 SXSEUENGD SEDGES 14 – 14 GUESSED DENGUES, NEGUSES*, NEXUSES*, UNSEXED*, UNSEXES* 22
4 75 7 4 1 6 8 → 585 586
75 × 8 − (7 + 6 + 1)
21 – 14 590

CV: 585 = (75 − 1) × 8 − 7

32
5 MNTSAEDCL CANDLES 28 – 14 MATED CALENDS*, CALMEST*, CANTLES*, CASTLED*, DECANTS*, DESCANT*, LAMENTS*, LANCETS*, MANTELS*, MANTLED*, MANTLES*, SCANTED*, SLANTED*, TANDEMS* 39
6 VFIAIPRSE FAIRIES 35 – 14 PRAISE PARVISE*, PRIVIES* 46
7 TFOURYJAR tory ☓ 35 – 19 TARRY ROTARY*, YAOURT 52
8 25 7 3 5 6 5 → 287 35 – 29 287
(5 + 6) × 25 + 7 + 5


62
9 deeelrstw* SWELTERED
(3 seconds)
45 – 29 72
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