Episode 840

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Episode 840 was broadcast on 8 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Esther Poligadoo played Evan Simpson, with Evan Simpson winning 73 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Frazer Hines, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Esther Poligadoo Score Evan Simpson Others Max.
1 FNOIDSEAR FRIENDS 7 – 7 ANEROID ANEROIDS, ANODISER*, FORESAID 8
2 NHDRUIDEG HINDER 7 – 14 HERDING UNGIRDED* 16
3 TKREABTMO MARKET 7 – 21 BROMATE ABETTOR 23
4 100 5 10 8 9 9 → 507 507
5 × 100 + 8 + 9 − 10
17 – 31 507
5 × 100 + 8 − 9 ÷ 9


33
5 TGEAWLJOR GLOAT 17 – 38 LEGATOR GLOATER* 40
6 ILPFAESCN PLACES 17 – 46 PELICANS CAPELINS, LIFESPAN*, PANICLES* 48
7 LRPTOENTA PORTENT 24 – 53 PORTENT TOLERANT* 56
8 100 1 10 9 6 1 → 300 300
(9 − 6) × 100
34 – 63 300
(10 − 6 − 1) × 100


66
9 deeipprrs* 34 – 73 PERSPIRED
(7 seconds)
76
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