Episode 981

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Episode 981 was broadcast on 1 March 1990, as part of Series 19.

Robert Endeacott played Brian Speet, with Robert Endeacott winning 32 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Endeacott Score Brian Speet Others Max.
1 UIOSGZAKJ JIGS 4 – 0 GAS AGIOS, JOUGS*, JOUKS*, KAGUS* 5
2 RMETYILQA TAMELY 10 – 0 REMIT IRATELY, MALTIER*, MEATILY*, REALITY 12
3 EUTLSRAOC clouters ☓ 10 – 7 COASTER CAROUSEL*, CLOTURES*, COULTERS*, CROTALES*, OSCULATE*, OUTRACES*, SECTORAL* 20
4 25 4 10 8 3 6 → 780 790
(8 × 3 + 6) × 25 + 10 × 4
15 – 7

CV: 780 = (3 × 25 + 6 ÷ (8 ÷ 4)) × 10

30
5 FSTEUXBWE BESET 15 – 13 FEWEST BUSTEE* 36
6 IEDLDATNS STAINED 15 – 21 DANDIEST TIDELANDS* 54
7 NHSETPURN PUNTERS/STUNNER 22 – 28 PUNTERS HUNTERS*, PUNNERS*, PUNNETS*, PUNSTER, SHUNTER*, UNSPENT* 61
8 25 6 9 3 9 10 → 210 210
9 × 25 − 9 − 6
32 – 28


71
9 ceefilnnu* 32 – 28 INFLUENCE 81
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