Episode 854

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Episode 854 was broadcast on 28 February 1989, as part of Series 17.

Nadine Roebuck played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 48 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Georgia Hole.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nadine Roebuck Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 SLCVEUEZL CLUES 5 – 5 SCULL CUVEES*, LEVELS 6
2 HDAPOSITP PADS 5 – 10 ADITS DASHPOT*, TOADISH* 13
3 TRBTAEISK BRISKET 12 – 17 BATTIER BIRETTAS 21
4 75 1 2 8 6 4 → 223 223
(2 + 1) × 75 − (8 − 6)
22 – 27 223
(2 + 1) × 75 − (6 + 4 − 8)


31
5 LXASIROTN RATIONS 29 – 34 RATIONS NOSTRIL*, ORALIST*, OXTAILS*, TAILORS* 38
6 CWPLFIEAN CLEAN 29 – 40 PLAICE CAPELIN*, PANICLE*, PELICAN 45
7 TDENAMGIB BEAMING 29 – 48 DEBATING 53
8 25 10 10 8 9 8 → 166 164
8 × 8 + 10 × 10
36 – 48 166 ☓

CV: 166 = (8 + 8) × 10 + 25 − 10 − 9

63
9 dghinortw* 36 – 48 DOWNRIGHT 73
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