Episode 679

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Episode 679 was broadcast on 20 November 1987, as part of Series 14.

Joel Salkin played Derek Rutter, with the game ending in a 52-all draw. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joel Salkin Score Derek Rutter Others Max.
1 IERNSVGNC SERVING 7 – 7 VERSING CENSING*, CRINGES, GINNERS*, NERVING* 7
2 RVAQEIAJC AVARICE 14 – 7 CRAVE CAVIARE 14
3 EIOMPLRLW MILLER 14 – 14 IMPLORE IMPELLOR* 22
4 50 9 3 1 5 7 → 575 575
(50 + 7) × (9 + 1) + 5
24 – 14 577


32
5 TMAGELDAT MALTED 30 – 20 DAMAGE AGLEAM*, GALAED*, GELADA*, MALATE*, MATTED, TAMALE* 38
6 EOISSMTVR MOTIVES 37 – 27 MOTIVES EROTISMS, MORTISES*, VOMITERS* 46
7 GFUGYAANE GUANA 42 – 32 FUGGY GANGUE* 52
8 75 10 6 6 8 10 → 704 704
(75 − 6) × 10 + 8 + 6
52 – 42 704
(75 − 6) × 10 + 8 + 6


62
9 adeehorrv* 52 – 52 OVERHEARD
(17 seconds)
72
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