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Episode 883

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Episode 883 was broadcast on 31 July 1989, as part of Series 18.

Derek Stuart-Clark played Garry Preston, with Derek Stuart-Clark winning 39 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Derek Stuart-Clark Score Garry Preston Others Max.
1 AEASRFLVE SEVERAL 7 – 0 SLAVE FAVELAS*, LEAVERS, REVEALS 7
2 DCORNIURO CURIO 12 – 0 corner ☓ CONDOR*, CONOID*, CORDON*, INDOOR* 13
3 GNEURSAIR RINGS 12 – 7 SEARING EARRINGS*, GRAINERS* 21
4 50 8 1 3 7 2 → 639 636 ☓ 12 – 7 639 ☓

CV: 639 = (7 × 2 − 1) × 50 − (8 + 3)

31
5 PLIDEAPLR APPLIED 19 – 14 APPLIED PILLARED* 39
6 EOASWGCNA SCONE 24 – 19 SWANG CANOES, CONGAS*, GASCON*, GENOAS*, GOWANS*, OCEANS, SOCAGE*, WAGONS* 45
7 TTIUPODGC OPTIC 29 – 19 PUTT PTOTIC* 51
8 25 3 1 8 1 2 → 499 500 29 – 29 499
(8 × 2 + 3 + 1) × 25 − 1


61
9 aemnorsty* MONASTERY
(15 seconds)
39 – 29 71
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