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Episode 774

From Countdown

Episode 774 was broadcast on 12 July 1988, as part of Series 16.

Steve Williams played Norman Armitage, with Steve Williams winning 51 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barbara Taylor Bradford, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Steve Williams Score Norman Armitage Others Max.
1 SLRIOEOLJ orioles ☓8 0 – 7 ORIOLES JOLLIER*, JOLLIES* 7
2 TSILFUTAA FAULTS 0 – 15 FLAUTIST FATALIST* 15
3 NFZOUEMSI MOUSE 5 – 20 MINUS FUSION*, INFUSE, MIZENS*, MONIES*, MUNSIF* 21
4 100 6 4 5 7 9 → 739 739
(100 + 5) × 7 + 4
15 – 30 739
7 × 100 + 5 × 6 + 9


31
5 NGJUAHICG HANG 19 – 30 gauging ☓ ACHING, CAGING*, JHUGGI* 37
6 WBDEOATYP BOATED 25 – 30 TOWED/ADEPT/TYPED PEDWAY*, TEAPOY, YAWPED* 43
7 LGVIOSYAK VIOLAS 31 – 36 VIOLAS OGIVAL* 49
8 100 3 5 10 10 5 → 995 995
10 × 100 − 5
41 – 46 995
10 × 100 − 5


59
9 NUDGEIVOR DEVOURING
(5 seconds)
51 – 46 69


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