Episode 857

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Episode 857 was broadcast on 3 March 1989, as part of Series 17.

David Gledhill played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 52 – 12. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Georgia Hole.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Gledhill Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 RNSEIBUOV RINSE 0 – 7 VERSION SOUVENIR 8
2 NWESUNAJD SWANNED 7 – 14 SWANNED DUENNAS 15
3 LEAITYSMA MEATY 7 – 20 LAMEST MALATES*, MEATILY* 22
4 75 9 6 10 6 10 → 864 852 7 – 27 861
(6 + 6 + 75) × 10 − 9

CV: 864 = (75 + 10 + 10 + 6 ÷ 6) × 9

32
5 HZICEGDIR RIDGE 12 – 32 CHIDE DICIER, DREICH*, DRIECH* 38
6 CPERLIUIW purile ☓ 12 – 37 PRICE CURLEW, WILIER 44
7 DFESALNIT SLANTED 12 – 45 INFLATES INFLATED*, LANDTIES* 52
8 50 10 9 6 1 5 → 689 12 – 52 690
(9 + 6 − 1) × 50 − 10

CV: 689 = (9 + 5) × 50 − (10 + 1)

62
9 TINYTONNE 12 – 52 NONENTITY 72
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