Episode 936

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Episode 936 was broadcast on 12 October 1989, and was the second semi-final of Series 18.

Richard Evans played Rajaretnam Yogasagarar, with Rajaretnam Yogasagarar winning 56 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Evans Score Rajaretnam Yogasagarar Others Max.
1 IABPHSOPS PHOBIAS 7 – 7 BISHOPS 7
2 NEDFAWRIX FAIRED 13 – 13 FAWNED FINDER*, FRIEND*, INWARD*, RAINED*, REWIND*, WANDER*, WARDEN*, WARNED*, WAXIER*, WINDER* 13
3 UIRTNETFA NUTTIER 20 – 20 URINATE UNFITTER* 21
4 100 4 4 3 2 10 → 555 20 – 30 555
(100 + 10 + 4 ÷ 4) × (3 + 2)


31
5 LQESZIAYR SLEAZY 26 – 36 RELAYS ARIELS*, EASILY*, LAYERS*, LAZIER*, RIYALS*, SAILER*, SERIAL*, SLAYER* 37
6 EACDLCIVT DIALECT 33 – 43 CALCITE CITADEL*, DELTAIC*, EDICTAL* 44
7 LLATESYOR LATELY 39 – 49 RELAYS/TALLER TROLLEYS* 52
8 50 100 5 7 6 8 → 994 993
(8 − 6) × 5 × 100 − 7
46 – 56 993
(8 − 6) × 5 × 100 − 7

CV: 994 = (100 + 50 − 8) × 7

62
9 NUDEACTOR 46 – 56 UNDERCOAT 72
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