Episode 779

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Episode 779 was broadcast on 19 July 1988, as part of Series 16.

Steve Williams played Steve Maginn, with Steve Williams winning 48 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Williams Score Steve Maginn Others Max.
1 SQSOUONRI IRONS 5 – 0 QUIN ORISONS* 7
2 PEITROGET POTTER 5 – 7 PETTIER POTTIER, PROTEGE*, TERGITE*, TREETOP* 14
3 LWTIAERNL LATRINE 12 – 7 RETAIN LITERAL*, RELIANT*, RETINAL*, TALLIER*, TAWNIER*, TINWARE*, TRENAIL* 21
4 100 6 6 10 1 4 → 519 520
100 × (6 − 1) + 10 + 6 + 4
19 – 7 517

CV: 519 = (100 − (6 + 6) × 4) × 10 − 1

31
5 EGRCIABRO BORAGE 25 – 13 BRACER AEROBIC, BEGORRA*, RIBCAGE* 38
6 TGYAIELDA LIGATED 32 – 20 LIGATED 45
7 PAISCERAY SCRAPE 38 – 26 PRAISE AIRSPACE 53
8 50 3 8 6 9 7 → 342 342
50 × 7 − 8
48 – 36 342
(50 + 7) × 6


63
9 TODSTIRED 48 – 36 DISTORTED 73
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