Episode 751

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Episode 751 was broadcast on 9 June 1988, and was the first quarter-final of Series 15.

Allan Saldanha played Paul Walker, with Allan Saldanha winning 50 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Allan Saldanha Score Paul Walker Others Max.
1 NFSIAECDL FINALES 7 – 7 CANDLES CALENDS*, CANDIES*, DENIALS*, FANCIED*, FANCIES, FASCINE*, FIANCES*, INCASED*, SANICLE*, SCALENI* 7
2 MVSLOAETO OVALS 7 – 13 MOLEST MALTOSE, SOLVATE, VAMOOSE* 14
3 RNTAIANEH THINNER 14 – 20 THINNER ENTRAIN, HAIRNET*, HETAIRA*, THERIAN*, TRANNIE* 21
4 100 9 9 10 8 4 → 625 626
(10 − 4) × 100 + 9 + 9 + 8
21 – 27 626
(9 × 8 − 9) × 10 − 4

CV: 625 = 8 × 9 × 10 − 100 + 9 − 4

31
5 LRLNOUATI RATION 27 – 27 TRAIN RAINOUT* 38
6 PMSAOIYRL MOLARS 33 – 27 RAMPS ROYALISM* 46
7 SZTGAIESR GAITERS 40 – 27 GRATES AGISTERS* 54
8 75 4 8 8 7 6 → 841 841
(7 + 4) × 75 + 8 + 8
50 – 37 841
(7 + 4) × 75 + 8 + 8


64
9 cddeeiprt* 50 – 37 decrepit ☓
(10 seconds)
PREDICTED 74
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