Episode 874

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Episode 874 was broadcast on 18 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Rajaretnam Yogasagarar played Shirley Scott, with Shirley Scott winning 44 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Rajaretnam Yogasagarar Score Shirley Scott Others Max.
1 DIGESWMIT WIDEST 0 – 7 MIDGETS DIMWITS*, WIDGETS 7
2 SMUIQLDEI SMILED 6 – 13 MUESLI LIQUIDS, MILIEUS*, SILIQUE* 14
3 PLEPARETL PRELATE 13 – 13 PALLET 21
4 100 8 10 6 3 5 → 892 892
(6 + 3) × 100 − 8
23 – 23 892
(6 + 3) × 100 − 8


31
5 VTVIESRIO STRIVE 23 – 30 VISITOR IVORIES*, REVISIT, VOTIVES* 38
6 NJAROGENS ORANGES 30 – 37 ORANGES JARGONS, ONAGERS 45
7 BDKIEGRON REDOING 37 – 37 BROKEN BOINGED*, BORKING*, BROKING, ERODING*, GROINED*, IGNORED*, KERBING* 52
8 25 4 1 1 7 6 → 909 906 37 – 44 907
(1 + 1 + 4) × 6 × 25 + 7

CV: 910 Best: 910 = (25 + 1) × 7 × (4 + 1)

59
9 ghimnoruu* 37 – 44 HUMOURING 69
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