Episode 649

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Episode 649 was broadcast on 9 October 1987, as part of Series 14.

Jim Findlay played Ian Cook, with Ian Cook winning 54 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Brian Johnston, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Findlay Score Ian Cook Others Max.
1 LRBLEOWQS BOWLERS 7 – 7 BOWLERS BELLOWS, BLOWERS 7
2 VGADSEATD SAVAGED 14 – 14 SAVAGED 14
3 BGTIANGIB BAITING 21 – 21 TABBING 21
4 75 10 3 5 8 3 → 350 351
5 × 75 − (10 + 8 + 3 + 3)
28 – 21

CV: 350 = (8 − 3 ÷ 3) × 5 × 10

31
5 SMDLEISTO SMILED 34 – 27 MISTED MELODISTS 49
6 VPLNEOEHF PHENOL 34 – 34 ENVELOP 56
7 YNRAOTNAO NOTARY 40 – 34 YARN NATRON*, NONARY*, RATOON*, TANNOY*, TRANNY*, YANTRA* 62
8 75 8 4 9 6 7 → 596 596
75 × 8 − 4
50 – 44 596
75 × 8 − 4


72
9 JUTONCAGE 50 – 54 CONJUGATE
(10 seconds)
82
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