Episode 810

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Episode 810 was broadcast on 31 August 1988, and was the first semi-final of Series 16.

Steve Williams played Roger Wales, with Roger Wales winning 55 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Thatcher, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Williams Score Roger Wales Others Max.
1 NSSAEACDH CHASED 6 – 6 DANCES ASCENDS, ASHCANS*, CHASSED*, SANDESH* 7
2 XDYEAODLE DEADLY 6 – 13 DELAYED 14
3 VQDOEITHE THIEVED 13 – 13 VETOED 21
4 75 6 2 4 3 10 → 677 677
(6 + 3) × 75 + 4 - 2
23 – 23 677
(6 + 3) × 75 + 2


31
5 CSMIARPEJ CAMPIER 30 – 30 CAMPERS SCAMPER, SCRAPIE*, SPACIER* 38
6 SRLAIAPRT PARTIAL 37 – 37 LARIATS PARTIALS, PATRIALS* 46
7 NGROIISTD STRIDING 45 – 45 STRIDING 54
8 50 4 8 1 3 6 → 481 482
(50 − 1) × (6 + 4) − 8
52 – 45 481 ☓

CV: 481 = (50 + 6 + 4) × 8 + 1

64
9 addeeimtt* 52 – 55 MEDITATED
(3 seconds)
74
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