Episode 839

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Episode 839 was broadcast on 7 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Frank Peach played Evan Simpson, with Evan Simpson winning 49 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Frazer Hines, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Frank Peach Score Evan Simpson Others Max.
1 WLGUEAQVE VALUE 0 – 6 LEAGUE QUELEA* 6
2 RFPIUJLIO FLIP 0 – 11 FLOUR POILU* 11
3 CPRAELASN PRANCES 7 – 18 PARCELS PARLANCES 29
4 25 3 1 5 9 2 → 254 254
25 × (9 + 1) + 5 + 2 − 3
17 – 28 254
25 × (9 + 1) + 5 + 2 − 3


39
5 STDISEATI DISTASTE 25 – 36 DISTASTE DITSIEST*, STAIDEST 47
6 NYLEAEZRH NEARLY 31 – 42 NEARLY HEALER, LARNEY*, LEANER* 53
7 TRMTAEBVI VIBRATE 38 – 49 VIBRATE AMBIVERT, VERBATIM 61
8 25 1 3 3 8 7 → 681 681
(8 × 3 + 3) × 25 + 7 − 1
48 – 49 682


71
9 ceeginors* 48 – 49 RECOGNISE 81
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