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Episode 780

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Episode 780 was broadcast on 20 July 1988, as part of Series 16.

Tony Vick played Mick Rann, with Tony Vick winning 56 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Vick Score Mick Rann Others Max.
1 CLREIOYNA NEARLY 0 – 7 LARCENY LONICERA* 8
2 TUENMNIAV UNMEANT 7 – 7 INVENT 15
3 BDGIERCTA BRIGADE 14 – 14 ABRIDGE BIRDCAGE 23
4 50 3 8 4 5 6 → 956 955
5 × 4 × 50 − 6 × 8 + 3
21 – 14 954

CV: 956 = (3 × 5 + 4) × 50 + 6

33
5 MISGAITLE LIGATES 28 – 21 LIGATES AGILEST*, ELITISM*, GAMIEST*, GIMLETS*, IMAGIST, LIMIEST*, MILAGES*, SIGMATE* 40
6 TDAVCIERI ACTIVE 34 – 27 ACTIVE TRIADIC, VERDICT 47
7 GNEOGKUSE GENUS 39 – 27 gonks ☓ GOUGES, GUNGES* 53
8 50 3 6 10 4 7 → 115 116
(7 + 4) × 10 + 6
46 – 27

CV: 115 = (50 − 7) × 3 − (4 + 10)

63
9 ISLIMFACE FACSIMILE
(1.75 seconds)
56 – 27 73
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