Episode 935

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Episode 935 was broadcast on 11 October 1989, and was the first semi-final of Series 18.

Mandi Hale played Jonathan Anstey, with Mandi Hale winning 48 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mandi Hale Score Jonathan Anstey Others Max.
1 HBWPOEAIR PHOBIA 6 – 0 POWER PEROBA* 6
2 SRDEUODTE ROUSED 12 – 0 rousted ☓ DETOURED 14
3 LTZSAEIEQ LAZIEST 19 – 0 ELATES TEAZELS*, TEAZLES* 21
4 25 4 2 10 7 5 → 403 402
(10 + 4 + 2) × 25 + 7 − 5
26 – 7 402
(10 + 4 + 2) × 25 + 7 − 5

CV: 403 = (10 + 7) × 25 − (4 × 5 + 2)

31
5 IAUIFXSTN FAINTS 26 – 14 FUSTIAN 38
6 SRPYAEIAC CRISPY 32 – 20 PIRACY AIRSPACE 46
7 ERADNSFOY SNARED 38 – 26 FRONDS DEFRAYS*, FEDORAS*, FEODARY*, FORAYED*, NOYADES*, SNARFED* 53
8 50 4 5 5 1 3 → 899 900 38 – 36 899
(4 × 5 − (5 − 3)) × 50 − 1


63
9 cefoorrtu* FORECOURT
(4 seconds)
48 – 36 73
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