Episode 870

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Episode 870 was broadcast on 12 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Rajaretnam Yogasagarar played Margaret Jones, with Rajaretnam Yogasagarar winning 49 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rajaretnam Yogasagarar Score Margaret Jones Others Max.
1 MYATODAHI ADMIT 5 – 5 DHOTI DAIMYO*, DIATOM, MYTHOI* 6
2 PLERIALNU PILLAR 11 – 11 PLURAL PRUNELLA* 14
3 TSIQOMCIT MOIST 16 – 16 MITTS MITOTIC*, SOMITIC 21
4 100 10 9 6 8 4 → 886 886
9 × 100 − (10 + 4)
26 – 26 886
100 × 8 + 10 × 9 − 4


31
5 NBWOEODLR BROWNED 33 – 26 WOODEN BLONDER* 38
6 DIGGAREGI RAGGED 39 – 32 DIGGER DAGGIER* 45
7 ZDUAVNROE endeavour ☓ 39 – 37 DOZEN RONDEAU 52
8 50 1 8 2 8 4 → 885 885 ☓ 39 – 37

Best: 884 = (50 + 2) × (8 + 8 + 1)

59
9 acellmoru* MOLECULAR
(20 seconds)
49 – 37 69
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