Episode 761

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Episode 761 was broadcast on 23 June 1988, as part of Series 16.

John Cranwell played Nigel Gardner, with Nigel Gardner winning 65 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Cranwell Score Nigel Gardner Others Max.
1 MNPRAUQWA PRAWN 0 – 6 UNWRAP PRANAM* 6
2 LRCFVEOEC CLEVER 6 – 12 CLOVER COERCE, CORVEE*, CREOLE* 12
3 SLNSEAKMI SKIMS 6 – 18 SMILES ISLESMAN*, SEALSKIN* 20
4 100 50 2 4 10 4 → 514 514 ☓ 6 – 28 514
50 × 10 + 4 × 4 − 2


30
5 NSTFOYGEI TOYING 12 – 34 INGEST EGOIST*, FEIGNS*, FEINTS*, FEISTY, FETING*, FINEST*, FOGEYS*, FOGIES*, GONIFS*, INFEST*, INGOTS*, NOTIFY*, SIGNET*, SOFTEN*, SOFTIE*, SOIGNE*, STINGE*, STINGO, STINGY*, STOGIE*, STYING*, TIGONS*, TINGES*, TOEING*, TONIFY* 36
6 NTRAKTYEI TANKER 18 – 40 TANKER KERATIN*, KNITTER*, KYANITE*, NATTIER, NITRATE, TERTIAN*, TRINKET 43
7 LJWSGOIEA jowels ☓ 18 – 45 JAILS GOALIES 50
8 25 2 8 9 3 4 → 121 121
4 × 25 + 3 × 9 − (8 − 2)
28 – 55 121
4 × 25 + 2 × 9 + 3


60
9 dehilrruy* 28 – 65 HURRIEDLY
(30 seconds)
70
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