Episode 849

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Episode 849 was broadcast on 21 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Jim Saywell played John Roycroft, with Jim Saywell winning 51 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Saywell Score John Roycroft Others Max.
1 LXNUEOVWI WOVEN 5 – 5 WOVEN UNVEIL* 6
2 FNTCDTEEI FEINTED 12 – 12 ENTICED INFECTED 14
3 NLHOAICNA CHAIN 17 – 17 ANNAL CANOLA*, CHANNA*, LOCHAN*, LOCHIA*, OILCAN* 20
4 50 25 10 7 4 2 → 640 650
(10 + 4) × 50 − 25 × 2
22 – 17

CV: 640 = (2 × 7 + 50) × 10

30
5 HTFRKSOIE FROTHS 28 – 23 SOFTER FORTIES, FRISKET*, HERIOTS*, HOISTER*, HOKIEST*, SHIFTER*, SHORTIE* 37
6 MRGAAISLE GRAILS 34 – 29 ALARMS LAIRAGES*, REGALIAS, REGALISM 45
7 TRPSGDIAE STRIPED 41 – 36 PRAISED TRAIPSED 53
8 100 2 6 5 6 3 → 433 433
(6 − 2) × 100 + 6 × 5 + 3
51 – 36 432


63
9 acdegirrt* 51 – 36 CARTRIDGE 73
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