Episode 873

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Episode 873 was broadcast on 17 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Rajaretnam Yogasagarar played Win Strange, with Rajaretnam Yogasagarar winning 56 – 25. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rajaretnam Yogasagarar Score Win Strange Others Max.
1 NGACNUPES PAGES 5 – 5 SPACE CANGUES, NUANCES* 7
2 NLGAORECW WRANGLE 12 – 5 ORANGE CLANGER*, CONGEAL*, CORNEAL, WAGONER*, WANGLER* 14
3 RUFSDIXED FIXED 17 – 10 FIXED RUDDIES* 21
4 25 4 9 2 1 9 → 323 323
(4 + 9) × 25 − 2
27 – 10 324


31
5 HBGOADERG BRAGGED 34 – 10 BEGGAR 38
6 ZAEDURFNS REFUNDS 41 – 10 FRAUDS ASUNDER, DANSEUR*, SNAFUED*, SNARFED*, UNFAZED*, UNSAFER*, ZANDERS* 45
7 YIEDNOAHT HATED 46 – 15 HONEY ATONED*, DAINTY*, DETAIN, DHONEY*, DONATE*, HINTED*, HONIED*, HOYDEN*, IODATE*, NOYADE*, TIENDA* 51
8 50 9 4 6 6 8 → 489 488 46 – 25 489
(6 + 4) × 50 − (8 + 9 − 6)


61
9 ceinnnott* CONTINENT
(4 seconds)
56 – 25 71
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