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Episode 612

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Episode 612 was broadcast on 15 July 1987, as part of Series 13.

Kevin Nelson played Tom Ellis, with Kevin Nelson winning 67 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Russell Harty, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kevin Nelson Score Tom Ellis Others Max.
1 XEDAYOBRC BRAYED 6 – 6 BRACED BROCADE 7
2 TRIMEASRE MARRIES 13 – 13 MEATIER ARTERIES*, EMIRATES*, MERRIEST*, REMASTER*, STEAMIER*, STREAMER, TRIREMES* 15
3 GETISANCG SEATING 20 – 20 STAGING CAGIEST, CASTING, CEASING*, CINEAST*, EASTING*, GENISTA*, INGESTA*, SIGNAGE*, TEASING* 22
4 100 2 4 2 10 8 → 814 814
100 × 8 + 10 + 4
30 – 30 814
100 × 8 + 10 + 4


32
5 TWIISFIRN FIRST 35 – 35 FIRST IRITIS* 38
6 BORCIAMEG CAMBER 41 – 35 CREAM AEROBIC*, AMOEBIC*, EMBARGO*, GAMBIER*, GRIMACE, MICROBE*, RIBCAGE* 45
7 RLATAOYNE NEARLY 47 – 35 latern ☓ ALEATORY*, ORNATELY 53
8 100 8 4 5 3 9 → 768 768
100 × 8 − (5 + 3) × 4
57 – 45 768
100 × 8 − (9 ÷ 3 + 5) × 4


63
9 defggiint* FIDGETING
(8 seconds)
67 – 45 73
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