Episode 685

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Episode 685 was broadcast on 30 November 1987, as part of Series 14.

Frank Houston played David Hoyle, with Frank Houston winning 57 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Neil Innes, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Frank Houston Score David Hoyle Others Max.
1 ARHNBHEYT BANTER 6 – 6 HEARTY BREATHY 7
2 GNAILSEPN PLEASING 14 – 6 SPANGLE ELAPSING, LEANINGS 15
3 OTFBNTASI BASTION 21 – 6 battons ☓ BOTANIST 23
4 100 50 9 10 5 3 → 980 980
9 × 100 + (5 + 3) × 10
31 – 6 986


33
5 MTSAAGUNT TAUNTS 37 – 12 TAUNTS MANTUAS*, MUSTANG*, MUTANTS* 40
6 ESVFGSEIN FINESSE 44 – 12 SINGS GENESIS, FESSING*, SEEINGS, SIGNEES* 47
7 GYOINDSOR GROINS 50 – 18 DRYING DRONGOS, INDOORS, SIGNORY*, SORDINO* 54
8 25 100 8 10 7 1 → 566 567
(7 − 1) × 100 − 25 − 8
57 – 25 565
(7 − 1) × 100 − 25 − 10

CV: 566 = (7 × 8 + 1) × 10 − 100 ÷ 25

64
9 FIERCERON 57 – 35 REINFORCE
(24 seconds)
74
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