Episode 755

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Episode 755 was broadcast on 15 June 1988, and was the first semi-final of Series 15.

Allan Saldanha played Peter Pryer, with Allan Saldanha winning 42 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Allan Saldanha Score Peter Pryer Others Max.
1 TNGIAEYFN ANTIGEN 7 – 0 EATING ANTEING*, GENTIAN*, INFANTE*, YEANING* 7
2 KOGTWIIUN TOWING 13 – 6 OUTING KITING*, TOKING* 13
3 RTLIEASLN LATRINES 21 – 14 LATRINES ENTRAILS, LITERALS*, TALLIERS* 21
4 50 25 2 1 8 5 → 815 816
8 × 2 × (50 + 1)
28 – 14

CV: 815 = (50 × 8 − 5) × 2 + 25

31
5 LIHESOMAR morales ☓ 28 – 14 mashier ☓ HEMIOLAS*, MORALISE, SHOALIER 39
6 SPYEOORTN prones ☓ 28 – 21 POOREST ENTROPY*, OPERONS*, POOTERS*, POSTERN*, PROTONS*, SNOOPER* 46
7 SETUTVSEL SETTLES 35 – 21 TUSSLE SVELTEST* 54
8 25 1 10 1 8 3 → 945 948
(3 × 10 + 8) × 25 − (1 + 1)
42 – 28 948
(3 × 10 + 8) × 25 − (1 + 1)

CV: 945 = (25 + 10) × (8 + 1) × 3

64
9 LATINMANG 42 – 38 MALIGNANT
(10 seconds)
74
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