Episode 716

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Episode 716 was broadcast on 21 April 1988, as part of Series 15.

Frances Rush played Chris Mackenzie-Thorpe, with Frances Rush winning 58 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clement Freud, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Frances Rush Score Chris Mackenzie-Thorpe Others Max.
1 WKCDOAEDR CROWDED 7 – 7 WRACKED CROAKED 7
2 QMTIOUSRA SQUIRT 13 – 13 RATIOS AMORIST*, ATRIUMS*, MARQUIS*, MATSURI*, QUARTOS*, SAUTOIR*, TOURISM* 14
3 WTGTIEREZ WETTER 19 – 19 WETTER TERGITE* 21
4 25 5 2 10 5 7 → 887 19 – 29 887
5 × 7 × 25 + 10 + 2


31
5 GYNAIESNL LEANINGS 27 – 37 LEANINGS YEANLINGS 49
6 VWRTAIOEN RATION 33 – 43 WAITER TAWNIER, TINWARE*, WAITRON* 56
7 LVCAOERYT COVERTLY 41 – 43 TRAVEL 64
8 25 7 10 10 8 7 → 853 852
(10 × 8 + 7) × 10 − 25 + 7
48 – 43 850

CV: 853 = (25 − 8) × 7 × 7 + 10 + 10

74
9 IXPOTENCE EXCEPTION
(12.5 seconds)
58 – 43 84
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