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'''Episode 689''' was broadcast on 4 December 1987, as part of [[Series 14]].
'''Episode 689''' was broadcast on 4 December 1987, as part of [[Series 14]].
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[[Tom Weatherill]] played [[Stephen Deakin]], with Stephen Deakin winning 38 - 31. The [[Dictionary Corner]] guest was [[Nigel Rees]], and the [[lexicographer]] was [[Della Thompson]].
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[[Tom Weatherill]] played [[Stephen Deakin]], with Stephen Deakin winning {{score|38|31}}. The [[Dictionary Corner]] guest was [[Nigel Rees]], and the [[lexicographer]] was [[Della Thompson]].
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==Rounds==
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{{Rounds-start|Tom Weatherill|Stephen Deakin}}
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{{R-letters  |1 |EIATBWLES|BEWAILS  |TABLES  |ABLEIST*, ASTILBE*, BAILEES*, BEASTIE*, BESTIAL, BLEWITS*, STABILE*|  7|0  |  7}}
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{{R-letters  |2 |GNAFNIISN|fannings {{x}}|FANNING  |FININGS*, FINNING*, INNINGS*, SINNING*|  7|7  | 14}}
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{{R-letters  |3 |TUEOMGITS|UTMOST  |GUEST    |GOUTIEST, TIMEOUTS*, TITMOUSE| 13|7  | 22}}
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{{R-numbers  |4 | 9|1|3|10|2|3| 942
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|—
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|—
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|other=945|solother=((10 + 1) × 3 + 2) × 3 × 9
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|13|7|29}}
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{{R-letters  |5 |NRESBAVED|ADVERSE  |BREVES  |VERBENAS            | 20|7  | 37}}
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{{R-letters  |6 |OITLOBNAH|HABIT    |BOOTH    |BIATHLON*, LOBATION*, OBLATION| 25|12 | 45}}
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{{R-letters  |7 |TYEPNISVE|INSTEP  |SPINET  |PENSIVE, SEVENTY, SYENITE*, TENSIVE*| 31|18 | 52}}
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{{R-numbers  |8 | 50|100|9|1|3|3| 991
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|989
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|991|sol2=(9 + 1) × 100 − 3 × 3
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|31|28|62}}
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{{R-conundrum|9|ccinoossu*|c2time=1|c2sol=CONSCIOUS|31|38|72}}
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{{Rounds-end}}
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[[Category:Episodes with Della Thompson as lexicographer]]
[[Category:Episodes with Della Thompson as lexicographer]]
[[Category:Episodes with Nigel Rees as a guest]]
[[Category:Episodes with Nigel Rees as a guest]]
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[[Category:Recaps with missing conundrum scrambles]]

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Episode 689 was broadcast on 4 December 1987, as part of Series 14.

Tom Weatherill played Stephen Deakin, with Stephen Deakin winning 38 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Della Thompson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Weatherill Score Stephen Deakin Others Max.
1 EIATBWLES BEWAILS 7 – 0 TABLES ABLEIST*, ASTILBE*, BAILEES*, BEASTIE*, BESTIAL, BLEWITS*, STABILE* 7
2 GNAFNIISN fannings ☓ 7 – 7 FANNING FININGS*, FINNING*, INNINGS*, SINNING* 14
3 TUEOMGITS UTMOST 13 – 7 GUEST GOUTIEST, TIMEOUTS*, TITMOUSE 22
4 9 1 3 10 2 3 → 942 13 – 7

Best: 945 = ((10 + 1) × 3 + 2) × 3 × 9

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5 NRESBAVED ADVERSE 20 – 7 BREVES VERBENAS 37
6 OITLOBNAH HABIT 25 – 12 BOOTH BIATHLON*, LOBATION*, OBLATION 45
7 TYEPNISVE INSTEP 31 – 18 SPINET PENSIVE, SEVENTY, SYENITE*, TENSIVE* 52
8 50 100 9 1 3 3 → 991 989 31 – 28 991
(9 + 1) × 100 − 3 × 3


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9 ccinoossu* 31 – 38 CONSCIOUS
(1 second)
72
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