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Episode 788

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Episode 788 was broadcast on 1 August 1988, as part of Series 16.

Wayne Blackburn played Cliff Boynton, with Cliff Boynton winning 63 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Wayne Blackburn Score Cliff Boynton Others Max.
1 GSTRUOGIL TOILS 0 – 6 GROUTS GIGOTS*, GRIOTS*, GUIROS*, SUITOR* 6
2 NTAYKIVQU VANITY 6 – 12 QUAINT QUINTA* 12
3 LMJNAEISA SEMINAL 13 – 12 SEAMAN AMNESIA, ANIMALS*, JASMINE, LAMINAE*, MALAISE, MENIALS 19
4 75 4 9 6 4 8 → 213 213
(9 − 6) × 75 − (8 + 4)
23 – 22 213
(9 − 6) × 75 − (8 + 4)


29
5 RTROEAHTY THROATY 30 – 29 THROATY 36
6 DTRCIEITA DIRECT 30 – 36 DETRACT ATTIRED, CATTIER*, CITRATE*, DICTATE*, TRIADIC 43
7 CNVAIETDN ACTIVE 30 – 43 DEVIANT INCANTED* 51
8 50 8 8 1 5 3 → 472 471 30 – 53 472
(50 + 3) × (8 + 1) − 5


61
9 BARHERGUM 30 – 63 HAMBURGER
(11.5 seconds)
71
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