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Episode 876

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Episode 876 was broadcast on 20 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Ron Smith played Shirley Scott, with Shirley Scott winning 46 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ron Smith Score Shirley Scott Others Max.
1 GRSOEDORI GORED 0 – 6 DORIES GIRDERS, GOODIES 7
2 FHSEOIGNP HINGES 0 – 13 SHOEING PHONIES*, PIGEONS, POSHING* 14
3 CRWAIDEMD RAIDED 6 – 19 DIADEM ADMIRED* 21
4 50 7 2 10 7 8 → 613 614
(10 + 2) × 50 + 7 + 7
13 – 26 614
(10 + 2) × 50 + 7 + 7

CV: 613 = 2 × 7 × 50 − 8 × 10 − 7

31
5 TRAUODSNA ASTOUND 20 – 26 STRAND ROTUNDAS* 39
6 TGLOIDENH LIGHTEN 27 – 26 TOILED DELIGHT*, GLINTED*, HOLDING*, HOTLINE*, LENTIGO*, LENTOID*, LIGHTED*, LITHOED*, THOLING*, THONGED*, TINGLED* 46
7 IEODYGMSE MIDGES 33 – 26 DOMES GEODESY, MOSEYED* 53
8 100 4 9 8 1 4 → 932 932
9 × 100 + 8 × 4
43 – 36 932
9 × 100 + 8 × 4


63
9 eeelnssss* 43 – 46 SENSELESS
(2.5 seconds)
73
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