Episode 806

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Episode 806 was broadcast on 25 August 1988, and was the first quarter-final of Series 16.

Steve Williams played Gareth Hughes, with Steve Williams winning 52 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Bill Tidy, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Williams Score Gareth Hughes Others Max.
1 SSDEAIXNC CANDIES 7 – 0 DANCES ASCENDS*, INCASED*, INCASES* 7
2 WNCEUNAQR CANNER 13 – 6 CANNER CUNNER*, NUANCE*, WANNER* 13
3 HLRUEELZE HURL 13 – 12 HEELER HELLER*, REHEEL* 19
4 50 6 1 9 10 5 → 468 467
9 × 50 + 10 + 6 + 1
20 – 19 469
50 × 10 − 5 × 6 − 1

CV: 468 = (10 ÷ 5 + 50) × 9

29
5 RPPUOHTEC PROPHET 27 – 26 CHOPPER CHUPPOT*, RETOUCH*, TOUCHER 36
6 LTSIIANKE LANKIEST 35 – 34 LANKIEST SAINTLIKE* 54
7 PWTOEVROR OVERTOP 42 – 34 POORER POTRERO*, TROOPER 61
8 75 5 8 3 3 7 → 185 185
3 × 75 − 5 × 8
52 – 44 185
(5 − 3) × 75 + 7 × (8 − 3)


71
9 MINIROSES 52 – 44 REMISSION 81
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