Episode 800

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Episode 800 was broadcast on 17 August 1988, as part of Series 16.

Roger Wales played Peter Barlow, with Roger Wales winning 63 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

NOTE: The conundrum had 2 solutions, the given RELEGATED and the not given REGELATED.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Roger Wales Score Peter Barlow Others Max.
1 DRKIAOLNR DRINK 5 – 5 DRAIN ORDINAL 7
2 SLMAATSOD SLAMS 10 – 10 MOATS ADMASS*, ALMOST*, AMATOL*, DOLMAS*, DOSSAL*, LOADSA*, MODALS*, SALADS, SAMOSA*, SLASTO*, SMOLTS*, STOMAL*, STOMAS* 13
3 CCWUIAYSU WAYS 14 – 14 SWAY CAUCUS*, YUCCAS 19
4 100 4 9 2 2 10 → 500 500
(9 − 4) × 100
24 – 24 500
10 ÷ 2 × 100


29
5 MLEAHVYEI HEAVILY 31 – 31 HEAVILY 36
6 GTVUEATDE GUTTED 37 – 37 GUTTED VATTED*, VETTED 42
7 YGDAASGEP ADAGES 43 – 43 ADAGES PAYSAGE* 49
8 25 6 7 10 1 8 → 445 445
(10 + 8) × 25 − (6 − 1)
53 – 43 442


59
9 GREATDEEL RELEGATED
(22 seconds)
63 – 43 69
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