Episode 860

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Episode 860 was broadcast on 8 March 1989, as part of Series 17.

Vicki McCarthy played Alex Pearse, with Vicki McCarthy winning 58 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Georgia Hole.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Vicki McCarthy Score Alex Pearse Others Max.
1 BAORLDISE SOLDIER 7 – 7 SOLDIER DARIOLES 8
2 TROIKPUFS PURIST 13 – 13 FRUITS PROFITS*, SPORTIF* 15
3 HDMEASOSA ASHAMED 20 – 13 SHADES AMASSED, SMASHED* 22
4 9 1 2 10 9 7 → 237 228 20 – 20 238
(9 + 9 + 7 − 1) × 10 − 2

CV: 237 = (9 × 9 − 2) × (10 − 7)

32
5 RINSAUCEN SAUCIER 27 – 27 CANNIER INSURANCE 50
6 ITWEWIGBR TIGER 32 – 32 WRITE BITER*, TRIBE 55
7 TOTEJNCOD COTTON 38 – 38 COTTON COTTONED* 63
8 100 6 8 10 8 3 → 649 649
(100 + 10) × 6 − (8 + 3)
48 – 48 649
(100 + 8) × 6 + 8 + 3 − 10


73
9 aehlnrtuy* UNEARTHLY
(14 seconds)
58 – 48 83
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