Episode 890

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Episode 890 was broadcast on 9 August 1989, as part of Series 18.

Neil Barlow played Jonathan Anstey, with Jonathan Anstey winning 81 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Barlow Score Jonathan Anstey Others Max.
1 IEHRJAGZO HAZIER 6 – 6 HAZIER GHERAO*, HEGIRA, HEJIRA, HOAGIE* 6
2 DSOITNETA STATIONED 24 – 24 STATIONED ANTIDOTES 24
3 DRSAEUTGI STAGED 24 – 32 GAUDIEST 32
4 100 9 7 3 9 3 → 650 649 ☓ 24 – 39 652
(100 + 9) × (3 + 3) − (9 − 7)

CV: 650 = (100 − 9 × 3) × 9 − 7

42
5 LROENRUNL RUNNER 30 – 45 ROLLER NEURON*, RUNNEL*, UNROLL 48
6 SLRPOUEIG SPOILER 30 – 53 GROUPIES PERILOUS*, PIROGUES* 56
7 OEDVGNORE GENDER 30 – 61 GOVERNED OVERDONE 64
8 25 4 5 3 7 1 → 230 230
25 × (3 + 7) − 4 × 5
40 – 71 230
(5 + 4) × 25 + 7 + 1 − 3


74
9 DEEIRTTXY* 40 – 81 DEXTERITY
(3 seconds)
84
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