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Episode 678

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Episode 678 was broadcast on 19 November 1987, as part of Series 14.

Joel Salkin played Bill Hardwick, with Joel Salkin winning 54 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joel Salkin Score Bill Hardwick Others Max.
1 EIHBTRKNA BANTER 6 – 0 thrive ☓ BEATNIK*, BETHINK*, HAIRNET*, KERATIN*, RETHINK*, THERIAN*, THINKER 7
2 PMCIEAQEJ PEACE 11 – 5 PEACE APIECE 13
3 AIEWLTRLI LITERAL 18 – 5 WAITER TALLIER* 20
4 25 4 9 6 10 2 → 211 211
(10 − 2) × 25 + 6 + 9 − 4
28 – 15 211
25 × 9 − (10 + 4)


30
5 STSOEARTN TARTNESS 36 – 23 TARTNESS ASSENTOR*, SANTEROS*, SENATORS*, SNOTTERS*, STENTORS*, TOASTERS, TREASONS 38
6 EAITYSWTF SWEATY 36 – 30 TESTIFY FATTIES, SATIETY* 45
7 STNAEORHS SHORTENS 44 – 38 SHORTENS ASSENTOR*, HOARSENS, HOARSEST*, SANTEROS*, SENATORS*, SENHORAS*, TREASONS 53
8 100 9 8 3 2 9 → 954 954
(100 + 8 − 2) × 9
54 – 38 953


63
9 ceeffiint* 54 – 38 EFFICIENT 73
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