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Episode 531

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Episode 531 was broadcast on 24 March 1987, as part of Series 11.

Marc Rogers played Alan West, with Marc Rogers winning 59 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Marc Rogers Score Alan West Others Max.
1 TKENLAOEW AWOKEN 6 – 6 WEAKEN ALKENE*, ANKLET, ETALON*, KETONE*, KNAWEL*, KOTWAL*, LATEEN*, LOANEE*, OLEATE*, TOWNEE* 6
2 YTAOLBETF TABLET 12 – 12 BATTLE BOATEL*, BOTFLY*, BOTTLE*, FEALTY*, FLATTY, FLOATY*, FOETAL*, FOLATE*, LOBATE*, OBLATE*, TALBOT* 12
3 NGRAOBWEQ BANGER 18 – 18 BANGER WAGONER* 19
4 100 2 6 8 10 1 → 392 392
(6 − 2) × 100 − 8
28 – 28 392
(6 − 2) × 100 − 8


29
5 MSHIOTEDF HOMIEST 35 – 35 SHIFTED ETHMOIDS* 37
6 ROLGNEIGL ROLLING 42 – 42 ROLLING GELLING* 44
7 TSLEERHUC HUSTLER 49 – 49 SHELTER CRUELEST*, LECTURES 52
8 50 2 6 8 2 5 → 546 546
50 × (6 + 5) − (2 + 2)
59 – 49


62
9 accdehrst* 59 – 49 teachers ☓
(27 seconds)
SCRATCHED 72
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