Episode 844

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Episode 844 was broadcast on 14 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Cathy Bland played Len Marshall, with Len Marshall winning 62 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Cathy Bland Score Len Marshall Others Max.
1 RSKTEUIJU JERKS 0 – 6 TUSKER TUSKIER 7
2 DSRLEESOG OGLED 0 – 13 LODGERS EGOLESS*, GLOSSED, GLOSSER*, GODLESS*, GROSSED*, LEDGERS*, RODLESS*, SODGERS*, SOLDERS* 14
3 QSWSEIOCS COSIES 6 – 13 WISE COSSIES* 21
4 100 1 4 5 9 7 → 206 206
(9 − 7) × 100 + 5 + 1
16 – 23 206
(9 − 7) × 100 + 5 + 1


31
5 RNTPAIRES PAINTERS 24 – 31 PAINTERS TERRAPINS, TRANSPIRE 49
6 FNDWAEIFC FIEND 24 – 38 FANCIED AFFINED* 56
7 SLPBTEAIL TALLIES 31 – 45 TALLIES BASTILLE, EPIBLAST, LISTABLE*, PALLIEST*, PASTILLE, SPITBALL* 64
8 50 7 8 5 2 1 → 669 663 31 – 52 670
(50 + 1) × (8 + 5) + 7

CV: 669 = (8 + 5) × (50 + 2) − 7

74
9 bdeehilms* 31 – 62 BLEMISHED
(2 seconds)
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