Episode 740

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Episode 740 was broadcast on 25 May 1988, as part of Series 15.

Gavin Rogers played Jean Braden, with Gavin Rogers winning 48 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gavin Rogers Score Jean Braden Others Max.
1 SINAMUREJ MARINES 7 – 7 MANURES ANEURISM* 8
2 PKASIFOIN PAINS 12 – 12 SPANK OKAPIS, PIANOS, PINKOS* 14
3 HBUTOALEX BLOAT 12 – 18 LOATHE BOATEL*, HATBOX*, LOBATE*, LUXATE*, OBLATE* 20
4 100 1 7 10 10 3 → 974 976
100 × 10 − 3 × 10 + 7 − 1
19 – 18 973 ☓

CV: 974 = (100 − 3) × 10 + 10 + 1 − 7

30
5 RIDLAGTEN TREADING 27 – 18 TRADING TREADLING 48
6 MAYERASEJ ERASE 32 – 23 ERASE JERSEY*, SEAMER, SMEARY* 54
7 TCOTEIBNE BITTEN 38 – 29 ENTICE CENOBITE 62
8 4 3 10 6 6 4 → 382 382
(6 × 6 + 3) × 10 − (4 + 4)
48 – 29


72
9 OCTANECUD conductance ☓
(28 seconds)
48 – 29 ACCOUNTED 82
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