Episode 709

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Episode 709 was broadcast on 12 April 1988, as part of Series 15.

Allan Saldanha played Billy Wright, with Allan Saldanha winning 61 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clement Freud, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Allan Saldanha Score Billy Wright Others Max.
1 GTLEEEROG GREET 0 – 6 TOGGLE GORGET*, LEGGER*, LOGGER*, REGLET* 6
2 NTEADRTUJ NATURED 7 – 6 taunter ☓ TRUANTED* 14
3 SNYEAELTN LEAST 12 – 11 SALTY LATEENS*, LEANEST, NEATENS*, TENSELY* 21
4 100 3 6 10 2 8 → 205 205
2 × 100 + 8 − 3
22 – 21 205
2 × 100 + 8 − 3


31
5 ODHSIEHTM HOISTED 29 – 21 MISTED ETHMOIDS* 39
6 KZHAIACES CAKES 34 – 26 CHASE AKASHIC*, KHAZIES* 46
7 OPWSAINWG SOAPING 41 – 26 POSING 53
8 75 6 2 3 10 8 → 419 419
6 × 75 − 2 × 10 − (8 + 3)
51 – 26 420


63
9 AFROGSINK FORSAKING
(3.5 seconds)
61 – 26 73
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