Episode 866

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Episode 866 was broadcast on 16 March 1989, and was the second semi-final of Series 17.

Vicki McCarthy played Lawrence Pearse, with Lawrence Pearse winning 49 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Georgia Hole.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Vicki McCarthy Score Lawrence Pearse Others Max.
1 RPOENRACF PRONE/APRON 5 – 5 OPERA PROFANER* 8
2 RNOCAPIDE candier ☓ 5 – 12 CAPRINE/PRANCED APOCRINE*, CANOPIED*, CAPONIER, ENDOCARP*, PROCAINE* 16
3 TLIOWGNEG toweling ☓ 5 – 19 GLOWING WELTING*, WINGLET* 23
4 5 6 9 3 5 9 → 737 747 5 – 26 738
((6 + 3) × 9 + 5 ÷ 5) × 9


30
5 THEGAXTUS TAUGHT 11 – 26 HATES EXHAUST 37
6 RDIETRVIB DIRTIER 18 – 33 DIRTIER 44
7 MNUSAROLW AMOURS 24 – 39 SALMON NORMALS, SOLANUM*, SOLUNAR*, UNMORAL* 51
8 25 4 4 5 9 5 → 487 484 24 – 49 487
4 × 5 × 25 − (4 + 9)


61
9 delorstuy* 24 – 49 DESULTORY 71
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