Episode 726

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Episode 726 was broadcast on 5 May 1988, as part of Series 15.

John Burrall played Helen Laird, with John Burrall winning 46 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Burrall Score Helen Laird Others Max.
1 TAIRGMARE MIGRATE 0 – 8 MARRIAGE GEMATRIA* 8
2 IAAMDLVTE VALIDATE 8 – 8 MALTED 16
3 FLHAESRIT FLASHIER 16 – 8 FISHER FRAILEST* 24
4 75 4 2 4 10 1 → 263 265 ☓ 16 – 8 265 ☓

CV: 263 = (75 + 10) × (2 + 1) + 4 + 4

34
5 WNSAEUSNS WANES 21 – 13 SWANS WANNESS 41
6 GRZIAOTGI GIGOT 26 – 18 GROAT AGGRO*, ARGOT*, GATOR*, GRIOT*, RATIO*, TORII*, TRAGI* 46
7 SNLFEEATN felates ☓ 26 – 24 FENNEL FENNELS*, LATEENS*, LEANEST, NEATENS* 53
8 100 4 6 2 7 9 → 656 656
(100 + 9) × 6 + 2
36 – 34 656
(100 + 9) × 6 + 2


63
9 dggiilnnu* INDULGING
(7 seconds)
46 – 34 73
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