Episode 707

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Episode 707 was broadcast on 25 December 1987, and was a specially extended 45-minute Christmas Day episode for the Series 14 grand final.

Nic Brown played Joel Salkin, with Nic Brown winning 108 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guests were Gyles Brandreth and Carol Thatcher, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

NOTE: In round 13, Karen Loughlin mistakenly put a 6 tile upside down, making it look like a 9.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nic Brown Score Joel Salkin Others Max.
1 SLBFUIAEN FIBULAS 7 – 0 FINALS INFUSABLE 18
2 UOVNCNEFR UNCOVER 14 – 0 OUNCE FROUNCE* 25
3 100 1 2 4 7 9 → 883 883
100 × 9 − (7 × 2 + 4 − 1)
24 – 10 883
100 × 9 − (7 × 2 + 4 − 1)


35
4 RGRIEOTFS FROSTIER 32 – 10 FORGETS GRIFTERS*, ROTIFERS* 43
5 IAERDTLAS RADIATES 40 – 10 DETAILS SALARIED* 51
6 50 1 3 10 7 8 → 332 332
50 × 7 − (10 + 8)
50 – 20 332
50 × 7 − (10 + 8)


61
7 BARRENCRY CRANBERRY
(3.5 seconds)
60 – 20 71
8 IEONQNDUR IRONED 66 – 26 INURED UNIRONED* 79
9 SLSHIOEND HOLINESS 74 – 26 SHINES 87
10 25 9 9 4 5 10 → 220 74 – 36 220
25 × 9 − 5


97
11 AEICRWKEC WACKIER 81 – 36 WICKER 104
12 LVSRAIAFE AERIALS 88 – 36 AVAILS/RIVALS FAVELAS*, REVISAL*, VELARIA* 111
13 100 9 5 6 9 9 → 284 284
(9 − 6) × (100 − 5) − 9 ÷ 9
98 – 36 282


121
14 GREATDRIP PARTRIDGE
(1.75 seconds)
108 – 36 131
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