Episode 739

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Episode 739 was broadcast on 24 May 1988, as part of Series 15.

Dick Green played Tony Morgan, with Dick Green winning 68 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dick Green Score Tony Morgan Others Max.
1 VSEUTDOBI VOIDEST 7 – 0 OUSTED DEVIOUS*, OUTBIDS*, OUTSIDE*, SUBEDIT*, TEDIOUS* 7
2 TRGOENBOA BARONET 14 – 0 ration ☓ NEGATOR*, OREGANO* 14
3 LSAEDINRO ORDINALS 22 – 8 ISLANDER AILERONS, ANODISER*, DARIOLES*, ROSALINE*, SOLANDER* 22
4 50 7 8 9 10 5 → 827 828
(8 + 9) × 50 − (7 + 10 + 5)
29 – 8 823

CV: 827 = (50 + 10 − 8) × (9 + 7) − 5

32
5 VNEOCSLIG SOLVING/CLOSING 36 – 8 clovings ☓ ECLOSING* 40
6 SRSEAGETF FASTER/GRAFTS/STAGES 42 – 14 EGRETS FEASTERS, RESTAGES*, SERFAGES* 48
7 RFSOEKQAL FREAKS 48 – 20 FLAKES FORSAKE, LOAFERS 55
8 50 1 1 10 9 8 → 349 349
(8 − 1) × 50 − 1
58 – 20 350


65
9 STUPIDGIN DISPUTING
(3.67 seconds)
68 – 20 75
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