Episode 985

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Episode 985 was broadcast on 7 March 1990, as part of Series 19.

Jenny Commode played Michael Wareham, with Michael Wareham winning 59 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Simon Williams, and the lexicographer was Freda Thornton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jenny Commode Score Michael Wareham Others Max.
1 GLTOIUSBT BOUTS 0 – 7 GLOTTIS 7
2 MSDAEPLRA LAPSED 6 – 7 mapreads ☓ ALARMED, DAMPERS*, LAMPERS*, MEDLARS*, PALMERS*, PARADES*, PEDLARS*, SAMPLED, SAMPLER 14
3 RNXOAFRIW ROWAN 11 – 12 FROWN FARROW*, FORNIX*, NARROW 20
4 75 25 7 9 6 1 → 215 214 ☓ 11 – 19 217
(9 − 6) × 75 − 7 − 1

CV: 215 = (9 − 6) × (75 − 1) − 7

30
5 DTNEATEZJ JETTED 17 – 25 ATTEND DENTATE 37
6 CDURPEIGT TIGER 17 – 33 PICTURED 45
7 SLSCLAEVC CALLS 17 – 39 SLAVES ACCESS*, CALCES*, CALVES*, CLAVES, SALVES*, SCALES, VALSES* 51
8 75 8 3 10 3 2 → 257 257
75 × 3 + 10 × 3 + 2
27 – 49 257
75 × 3 + 10 × 3 + 2


61
9 eehinsttx* 27 – 59 SIXTEENTH
(8 seconds)
71
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