Episode 858

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Episode 858 was broadcast on 6 March 1989, as part of Series 17.

Vicki McCarthy played Jeanie Holmes, with Vicki McCarthy winning 32 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Georgia Hole.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Vicki McCarthy Score Jeanie Holmes Others Max.
1 LFOERGLAM faller ☓ 0 – 6 FORAGE ALLEGRO*, FEMORAL* 7
2 CERSOTPIX EXPORTS 7 – 6 STRIPE EXORCIST* 15
3 FNEASKPUA SPANK 12 – 11 FAKES FAUNAS*, NAUSEA*, PAEANS*, PEKANS*, UNSAFE 21
4 50 3 5 6 1 10 → 587 587 ☓ 12 – 18 583
(10 + 1) × 50 + 6 × 5 + 3

CV: 587 = (50 + 3 + 5) × 10 + 6 + 1

31
5 TDEOTSVAQ STATED 18 – 18 votest ☓ TOASTED* 38
6 GRIBEIROT BRIER 18 – 24 GORIER ORBITER 45
7 EDHISMESU DEMISES 25 – 24 MESHED DISEUSE*, EIUSDEM*, MISUSED*, SMUSHED* 52
8 100 1 5 6 3 5 → 850 849
(100 + 6) × (5 + 3) + 1
32 – 31 849
(100 + 6) × (5 + 3) + 1

CV: 850 = (100 − 5) × (6 + 3) − 5

62
9 cdeinortv* 32 – 31 CONTRIVED 72
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