Episode 916

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Episode 916 was broadcast on 14 September 1989, as part of Series 18.

Diane Pratesi played Richard Evans, with Richard Evans winning 60 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Clement Freud, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Diane Pratesi Score Richard Evans Others Max.
1 DTWAETROE WATERED 7 – 7 ROTATED DEWATER*, OARWEED*, TARWEED*, TETRODE*, TOWERED, TREATED 7
2 IASBGSCEP BICEPS 7 – 14 SCABIES ABSCISE* 14
3 LNNLIEAHB LINEAL 13 – 20 LIABLE HABILE*, INHALE, LABILE* 20
4 75 25 5 5 3 2 → 713 715
(75 + 2 − 3) × 10 − 25
20 – 27 715
(75 + 25) × (5 + 2) + 5 × 3

CV: 713 = (5 × 75 + 5 − 25) × 2 + 3

30
5 EUSSRCENR RECESS 20 – 34 SCREENS CENSURES, RESCUERS 38
6 TGRAEOLMO gloater ☓ 20 – 40 MORALE LEGATOR, LEGROOM*, MOORAGE*, TREMOLO 45
7 OINRFTELA REFLATION 38 – 40 ORIENTAL 63
8 10 10 9 8 4 1 → 921 921
(9 × 10 + 8 ÷ 4) × 10 + 1
48 – 50 921
(10 × 10 + 1) × 9 + 8 + 4


73
9 GENNIFIRR 48 – 60 INFERRING
(2 seconds)
83
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