Episode 850

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Episode 850 was broadcast on 22 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Jim Saywell played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 53 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Saywell Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 RTSUICNOD COURTS 0 – 7 SUCTION INDUCTORS 18
2 PREZOTRUB TROUPE 0 – 14 TROUPER PERTURB 25
3 DPLEEBSOL POLLED 6 – 20 POLLED BEDELLS*, POLLEES*, SPELLED 32
4 25 2 1 7 8 10 → 843 6 – 25 837
((2 + 1) × 75 + 8) × 10 + 7

CV: 843 = (10 + 8 − 1) × 2 × 25 − 7

42
5 TNAXEVSAW WAVES 11 – 30 WANTS SAVANTE* 49
6 LNTIUCFED FLUENT 17 – 36 UNITED CUTLINE*, DEFUNCT*, DILUENT*, DUCTILE, FUNICLE*, INCLUDE*, INFLECT*, NUCLIDE*, TUNICLE 56
7 NTULOHICE TUNICLE 24 – 43 TUNICLE TOUCHLINE* 74
8 25 5 7 6 8 3 → 861 861
5 × 7 × 25 − (8 + 6)
34 – 53 861
5 × 7 × 25 − (8 + 6)


84
9 acegiirrt* 34 – 53 GERIATRIC 94
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