Episode 756

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Episode 756 was broadcast on 16 June 1988, and was the second semi-final of Series 15.

Dick Green played Gavin Rogers, with Dick Green winning 69 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dick Green Score Gavin Rogers Others Max.
1 RDIAJIOMS RADIOS 6 – 6 RADIOS DAIMIOS* 7
2 DAFINTLEO DEFLATION 24 – 6 DELATION DEFOLIANT* 25
3 CSAUMEGDI CAUSED 30 – 12 MIDGES CAESIUM, GAUDIES*, MISCUED 32
4 6 8 9 5 1 3 → 306 305 30 – 22 306
(5 × 8 − 6) × 9


42
5 QACREWATY WATERY 36 – 28 WATERY RACEWAY* 49
6 RYUONDILK KINDLY 42 – 34 KINDLY ROUNDLY 56
7 DGABNEIGN BANGING 49 – 41 BANGING BADGING*, BANDING, BEADING, BEANING*, BENDING 63
8 50 1 7 5 8 10 → 902 902
(10 + 8) × 50 + 7 − 5
59 – 51 902
(10 + 8) × 50 + 7 − 5


73
9 ceiiloqru* LIQUORICE
(6 seconds)
69 – 51 83
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