Episode 967

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Episode 967 was broadcast on 9 February 1990, as part of Series 19.

Elaine Newcombe played Linda Keen, with Elaine Newcombe winning 48 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lance Percival, and the lexicographer was Simon Mason.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Elaine Newcombe Score Linda Keen Others Max.
1 RTDEILNER RENTED 6 – 6 LENDER INTERRED, TRENDIER 8
2 YDAUESJFI JUDIES 12 – 6 FUSED ADIEUS* 14
3 PHSOEDTAR HARDEST 19 – 13 TRASHED ADOPTERS*, HARDTOPS*, PASTORED*, POTHEADS*, POTSHERD*, READOPTS*, RHAPSODE 22
4 100 10 4 8 4 3 → 213 213
8 ÷ 4 × 100 + 10 + 3
29 – 23 213
8 ÷ 4 × 100 + 10 + 3


32
5 OASLWUSFO SOULS 34 – 28 AWFUL AFOUL*, ALOOF*, FLAWS*, FLOSS*, FLOWS*, FOALS*, FOOLS*, FOSSA*, FOULS*, FOWLS*, LASSO*, LOAFS*, SLOWS*, SOFAS*, SOLOS*, SOLUS*, SOOLS*, WAULS*, WOLFS*, WOOFS*, WOOLS* 37
6 RNWTEAUSD SAUNTER 41 – 28 unwasted ☓ TRANSUDE 45
7 TRIECCISX TRICE 41 – 35 CRITICS CRETICS*, ERISTIC*, ICTERIC* 52
8 50 5 10 8 9 7 → 779 777
(9 + 7) × 50 − (10 + 8 + 5)
48 – 35 780 ☓

CV: 779 = (5 + 9) × 8 × 7 − 50 ÷ 10

62
9 cdeeirrtu* 48 – 45 RECRUITED
(15 seconds)
72
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