Episode 732

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Episode 732 was broadcast on 13 May 1988, as part of Series 15.

Dick Green played Chris Beith, with Dick Green winning 51 – 16. The Dictionary Corner guest was Derek Nimmo, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

NOTE: The conundrum used is actually illegal, as it is hyphenated in the COD7.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dick Green Score Chris Beith Others Max.
1 JCEIQAEMR CREAM 5 – 5 CREAM AMERCE*, RACEME 6
2 NFSNBAEIT BASINET 12 – 5 STAIN INFANTES 14
3 VFEAUDNGR DANGER/GARDEN 18 – 5 grander ☓ ARGUED*, DEFANG*, FANGED, GANDER*, GERUND*, GRAVED*, GRAVEN*, GURNED*, NUDGER*, RANGED*, REFUND*, RUNGED*, UNREAD*, VAGUER* 20
4 25 9 10 5 2 1 → 937 940
((5 − 1) × 9 + 2) × 25 − 10
25 – 5

CV: 938 Best: 936 = ((10 + 5) × 2 + 9) × (25 − 1)

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5 HJNTTEUIP INPUT 30 – 10 INEPT TENUTI* 33
6 RTAESLAIS REALISTS 38 – 10 ratless ☓ SALARIES*, SALTIRES* 41
7 BTPFDAEAS PASTED 44 – 16 PASTED ABASED*, ABATED, ABATES*, ADAPTS*, ADEPTS*, BASTED*, DEFATS*, ESPADA*, FASTED* 47
8 75 10 1 2 3 8 → 866 868
(10 + 2) × 75 − (3 + 1) × 8
51 – 16 863

CV: 866 = (75 + 3) × (10 + 1) − 2

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9 LEWATCHER 51 – 16 CARTWHEEL 67

External Links

  • Watch this episode on YouTube (part 1) (blooper from end of show)
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