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Episode 789

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Episode 789 was broadcast on 2 August 1988, as part of Series 16.

John Widdowson played Cliff Boynton, with John Widdowson winning 61 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Widdowson Score Cliff Boynton Others Max.
1 LRVEUSDYI SILVERY 7 – 0 LIVERY DEVILRY*, DRIVELS*, RIDLEYS* 7
2 ZRLOAEDNL ROLLED 13 – 6 ROLLED/LOANED LANDLER*, LLANERO 14
3 WSBIEIPGA SWIPE 18 – 11 WAGES WASPIE* 20
4 75 8 9 6 6 1 → 902 902
(6 + 6) × 75 + 9 − 8 + 1
28 – 21 902
(6 + 6) × 75 + 9 − 8 + 1


30
5 NKMIARELD RANKLED 35 – 28 MARLINE KINDLER*, KNAIDEL*, KREMLIN*, LANKIER, MANDREL*, MANLIER*, MANLIKE*, MINERAL*, RAILMEN*, RAMEKIN, RIMLAND* 37
6 GLTMAISFE FLAMES 41 – 34 GLEAMS FLAMIEST 45
7 KRGUIICNC RUCKING 41 – 42 CRICKING 53
8 75 1 1 2 10 7 → 227 227
75 × (10 − 7) + 2
51 – 52 227
75 × (2 + 1) + 10 − 7 − 1


63
9 LEADMINTS DISMANTLE
(12.88 seconds)
61 – 52 73
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