Episode 853

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Episode 853 was broadcast on 27 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Fuad Shammas played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 49 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Fuad Shammas Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 NFLIAEPTD INFLATED 8 – 8 INFLATED PANTILED* 8
2 CLIAWTENZ ENTAIL 14 – 8 LINE CANTLE*, CLIENT, INWALE*, LANCET, LECTIN*, LENTIC* 14
3 CVTAIOLIS VOCALIST 22 – 16 VOCALIST 22
4 25 3 1 10 8 4 → 396 396
(10 + 8 − (3 − 1)) × 25 − 4
32 – 16 398


32
5 DRAEJWSIQ READS 32 – 22 RAISED DEWARS*, WADERS, WADIES*, WEIRDS* 38
6 YVSOAUDEM AMUSED 38 – 22 SAVOY SOMEDAY 45
7 GROERFEGA FORGER 38 – 29 FORAGER REFORGE*, REGORGE* 52
8 50 1 10 10 9 5 → 595 595
(50 + 9) × 10 + 5
48 – 39 595
50 × 10 + 10 × 9 + 5


62
9 eghnorssu* 48 – 49 ROUGHNESS
(13 seconds)
72
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