Episode 698

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Episode 698 was broadcast on 15 December 1987, as part of Series 14.

Tommy Sexton played Eleanor Crosby, with Eleanor Crosby winning 48 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tommy Sexton Score Eleanor Crosby Others Max.
1 NFOGSEBSA SEASON 6 – 0 BASES NOSEBAGS* 8
2 TMNIUNIEV uninvite ☓ 6 – 6 MINUET MINIVET*, UNITIVE* 15
3 ETGINTAHR TREATING 14 – 14 EARTHING INGATHER* 23
4 50 3 8 6 7 4 → 644 642 14 – 21 645
(6 + 7) × 50 − (8 − 3)

CV: 644 = (50 + 8 + 6) × (3 + 7) + 4

33
5 TFTAINTOJ TAINT 19 – 26 FAINT JOINT, TANTO*, TINTO*, TITAN* 38
6 CSANFERLO CONFERS 26 – 33 LOAFERS FALCONERS* 56
7 HRBAIRANB BRIAR 31 – 38 BRAIN ARRAH*, BAIRN, BANIA*, BRAAI*, NAIRA*, RABBI* 61
8 25 8 2 3 4 9 → 964 900 31 – 48 964
(25 + 2) × 4 × 9 − 8


71
9 bdelosstu* DOUBTLESS
(10 seconds)
41 – 48 81
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