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Episode 879

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Episode 879 was broadcast on 25 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Derek Stuart-Clark played Shirley Scott, with Derek Stuart-Clark winning 61 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Derek Stuart-Clark Score Shirley Scott Others Max.
1 OALTTUSNE TALENTS 7 – 0 LATENT ATTUNES*, ELUANTS*, ETALONS*, LATTENS*, LUNATES*, NOTATES*, NUTLETS*, OUTLAST, OUTLETS*, SOUTANE*, TAUTENS*, TENUTOS*, TETANUS* 7
2 SNDSAEIDN SADDENS 14 – 7 SADDENS DANDIES* 14
3 OAEGTRDIN TREADING 22 – 15 TREADING DERATING*, DERATION*, DRAGONET*, GRADIENT*, ORDINATE*, ORGANDIE*, RATIONED 22
4 50 8 9 10 9 2 → 191 191
8 ÷ 2 × 50 − 9
32 – 25 191
8 ÷ 2 × 50 − 9


32
5 SVRVOEIRL LOVERS 38 – 31 ROVERS LORRIES 39
6 UIEPRWAGJ gawper ☓ 38 – 35 RIPE EARWIG*, PUJARI* 45
7 IONSERCWP PERSON 44 – 41 PERSON CONSPIRE* 53
8 50 100 8 10 7 3 → 917 919
10 × 100 − (8 × 3 + 50 + 7)
51 – 41 923

CV: 917 = (100 − 8) × 10 − 3

63
9 ccdeeorrt* CORRECTED
(4 seconds)
61 – 41 73
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