Episode 758

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Episode 758 was broadcast on 20 June 1988, as part of Series 16.

Sarah Richardson played Nigel Gardner, with Nigel Gardner winning 56 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sarah Richardson Score Nigel Gardner Others Max.
1 VLBOECSWA CLOVES 6 – 6 CLOVES VOCABLES* 8
2 SNMKOISNA MANSIONS 14 – 14 MANSIONS 16
3 GYNTEAKOF OFTEN 19 – 19 AGENT AGONY*, ATONE*, ATONY*, FANGO*, FOGEY*, GENOA*, GOATY*, KENAF*, KOFTA*, OAKEN*, OATEN*, TAKEN*, TANGO, TANGY, TOKAY*, TOKEN*, TONGA*, YENTA* 21
4 75 50 1 4 9 9 → 270 19 – 26 274
4 × 50 + 75 − 1

CV: 270 = (75 + 1 + 4 − 50) × 9

31
5 NWTNAEGAU GANNET 25 – 32 GANNET AGNATE, ANAGEN*, GATEAU* 37
6 TNRLIEARL talent ☓ 25 – 39 RELIANT LATRINE, LITERAL, RALLIER*, RETINAL*, RETIRAL*, RETRAIN*, RETRIAL, TALLIER*, TERRAIN*, TRAILER, TRAINER*, TRENAIL*, TRILLER* 44
7 SLSIMHAOY SHOALS 31 – 39 SLAMS MISLAYS, MOSSILY 51
8 50 5 3 8 3 6 → 781 780
3 × 50 × 5 + 3 × 8 + 6
38 – 46 780
3 × 50 × 5 + 3 × 8 + 6

CV: 781 = (50 × 3 + 8) × 5 − 6 − 3

61
9 WHEELSEER 38 – 56 ELSEWHERE
(23 seconds)
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