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Episode 775

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Episode 775 was broadcast on 13 July 1988, as part of Series 16.

Steve Williams played Beryl Owen, with Steve Williams winning 53 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barbara Taylor Bradford, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Notably, in Round 8, Williams requested a selection with one large number, but was mistakenly given two instead.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Williams Score Beryl Owen Others Max.
1 NMCEIASBC CINEMAS 7 – 0 MINCE AMNESIC 7
2 TDNKAIERN TRAINED 14 – 7 TRAINED DETRAIN*, ENTRAIN*, KERATIN*, TRANKED*, TRANNIE* 14
3 WGRUEOETL OUTGREW 21 – 7 grouted ☓ 21
4 25 5 10 5 7 8 → 686 683
(10 + 5 + 5 + 7) × 25 + 8
28 – 7

CV: 686 = ((25 − 5) × 5 − (10 − 8)) × 7

31
5 GRLAINTOR TARRING 35 – 7 RATING TRIGONAL 39
6 CDRUAIVTA VICAR 35 – 14 VIADUCT 46
7 NSLEANWIK SWANLIKE 43 – 22 SWANLIKE 54
8 100 6 9 2 2 25 → 687 691 43 – 29 688
(9 − 2) × 100 − 6 × 2

CV: 687 = (9 − 2) × 100 − (25 − 6 × 2)

64
9 HOVERWORT OVERTHROW
(3 seconds)
53 – 29 74


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