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Episode 783

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Episode 783 was broadcast on 25 July 1988, as part of Series 16.

Tony Vick played Maxine Keegan, with Maxine Keegan winning 58 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sylvia Syms, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Vick Score Maxine Keegan Others Max.
1 CSUIYPRES PURSES 6 – 6 PRICES CRUISES, CRUSIES*, CYPRESS, PERCUSS*, SPRUCES*, SUSPIRE*, UPRISES 7
2 OQNDEOLNT LOOTED 12 – 12 TOOLED LOONED*, NOODLE, TENDON 13
3 GRTRIETAC GARRET 18 – 12 gritter ☓ CATTIER*, CITRATE*, CRITTER*, ERRATIC, RATTIER*, RETRACT, TARTIER 20
4 50 1 8 3 10 5 → 342 342
(8 − 1) × 50 − (5 + 3)
28 – 22 342
(10 − 3) × 50 − 8


30
5 CRSIEGKNA CREAKING 36 – 30 CREAKING CREASING, SKINCARE* 38
6 GYMEIVNAD EVADING 43 – 30 moving ☓ 45
7 RBVTIEACE BRACE 43 – 38 REACTIVE CREATIVE 53
8 50 4 6 10 5 7 → 788 788
(10 + 6) × 50 − (7 + 5)
53 – 48 788
(10 + 6) × 50 − (7 + 5)


63
9 CIDGINPET 53 – 58 DEPICTING
(6.33 seconds)
73
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