Episode 851

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Episode 851 was broadcast on 23 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Anne Ives played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 51 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Anne Ives Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 NTREIKHUF fruiter ☓ 0 – 0 hunkier ☓ FUNKIER, RETHINK*, THINKER 7
2 SGOELMUHI MOLES 0 – 6 SLOUGH GUMSHOE* 14
3 LTNEACDOF FLOATED 7 – 13 FLOATED CONFLATED 32
4 50 2 4 3 10 8 → 661 660
(10 + 3) × 50 + 8 + 2
14 – 20 662
(10 + 3) × 50 + 8 + 4

CV: 661 = (50 − 2) × (10 + 4) − (3 + 8)

42
5 NTELACOWT CATTLE 20 – 26 CATTLE CALOTTE, LACTONE*, TOWNLET* 49
6 NVSUELXID LINED 20 – 33 UNVEILS UNLIVED* 56
7 BLEOPRUSO BOULES 20 – 41 BLOOPERS 64
8 25 50 8 3 8 1 → 825 825
(8 + 8) × 50 + 25
30 – 51 825
(8 + 8) × 50 + 25


74
9 aabcikllm* BLACKMAIL
(16 seconds)
40 – 51 84
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