Episode 893

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Episode 893 was broadcast on 14 August 1989, as part of Series 18.

Ian Whitcombe played Jonathan Anstey, with Jonathan Anstey winning 59 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lance Percival, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ian Whitcombe Score Jonathan Anstey Others Max.
1 TFAITSTJE FATTEST 0 – 8 FATTIEST 8
2 IERNRTOPE POINTER 7 – 15 PIONEER PORTIERE*, REORIENT 16
3 NBALWEDCF bawled ☓7 7 – 21 LANCED BAWLED, CABLED*, CANDLE, CLAWED*, FABLED*, FAWNED*, FLAWED*, LAWNED* 22
4 75 2 6 7 7 1 → 992 996
(6 + 7) × 75 + (2 + 1) × 7
14 – 28 996
(6 + 7) × 75 + (2 + 1) × 7

CV: 992 = 2 × 6 × (75 + 7) + 7 + 1

32
5 NTIDESWOR WORDIEST 22 – 36 WORDIEST DISOWNER*, DOWNIEST, ROWDIEST 40
6 TEGSUORVE ROGUES 28 – 42 VOGUES GESTURE, OVERSET*, OVERUSE, ROUGETS*, VESTURE*, VETOERS* 47
7 SKGINOAQD DOINGS 28 – 49 SOAKING DAIKONS*, DOGSKIN 54
8 75 1 3 6 10 8 → 331 338
(3 + 1) × 75 + 6 × 8 − 10
33 – 49

CV: 331 = (75 + 8) × (10 − 6) − 1

64
9 adhhnorst* 33 – 59 SHORTHAND
(6 seconds)
74
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