Episode 877

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Episode 877 was broadcast on 21 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Joan Gray played Shirley Scott, with Shirley Scott winning 57 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Joan Gray Score Shirley Scott Others Max.
1 NDMAUCGIE dicing ☓ 0 – 5 MINCE GUIDANCE* 8
2 RSNJIEOGD GRINS 0 – 12 JOINERS DINGERS*, DINGOES*, ENGIRDS*, ERODING*, GROINED*, IGNORED*, IGNORES*, JINGOES*, JOINDER*, REDOING*, REGIONS*, REJOINS*, ROSINED*, SIGNORE* 15
3 MSYIEWRAG MIRAGES 7 – 19 MIRAGES EARWIGS*, IMAGERS*, IMAGERY* 22
4 25 1 7 8 8 4 → 100 100
25 × 4
17 – 29 100
25 × 4


32
5 FIECDRROG CRIED 17 – 35 GROCER ERGODIC*, FIREDOG* 39
6 NXPIEOWCI PINE 17 – 40 WINCE PIONIC* 45
7 TRNLEAISE RETAINS 24 – 47 RETAILS TREENAILS* 63
8 25 9 2 8 8 10 → 706 708
(2 × 9 + 10) × 25 + 8
31 – 47 709

CV: 706 = (10 + 9 + 25) × (8 + 8) + 2

73
9 aegghinrt* 31 – 57 GATHERING
(15 seconds)
83
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