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Episode 486

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Episode 486 was broadcast on 9 December 1986, as part of Series 10.

Carolyn Best played Michael Stephenson, with Michael Stephenson winning 43 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Carolyn Best Score Michael Stephenson Others Max.
1 EIEFWVYOM MOVIE 5 – 0 WIFE WIFEY* 5
2 SDKAMPEDR DAMPERS 12 – 0 DAMPER DEMARKS*, MADDERS*, SPARKED* 12
3 IOATJTKES SKATE 17 – 5 STAKE TOASTIE* 19
4 1 10 2 4 5 9 → 260 269 17 – 15 260
(5 × 4 + 9 − 1 − 2) × 10


29
5 BLBVUACEG BAUBLE 23 – 21 GABBLE BELUGA*, BLAGUE*, CUBAGE* 35
6 IOARXBOWT ABORT 28 – 26 ROBOT ROWBOAT* 42
7 RNSIOERSV SENIORS 35 – 33 SENIORS VERSIONS 50
8 100 3 3 10 8 4 → 909 904 35 – 43 909
(100 + 10 + 4) × 8 − 3


60
9 eeffinosv* 35 – 43 OFFENSIVE 70
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