Episode 104

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Episode 104 was broadcast on 27 October 1983, as part of Series 3.

Jane Guestin played William Bradford, with William Bradford winning 69 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

This was Bradford's eighth win, making him the first octochamp in Countdown history.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jane Guestin Score William Bradford Others Max.
1 WUSINEVAR WINERS 0 – 7 RAVINES WAIVERS*, WIVERNS* 7
2 EGUMILIDV GUILD 5 – 12 GLIDE DIVULGE 14
3 PESETIDAL SAILED 5 – 20 PEDESTAL DEPILATES 32
4 50 5 7 4 3 2 → 454 454
?
15 – 30 454
?

Best: 454 = 50 × (7 + 2) + 4

42
5 NIOACTNGQ COATING 22 – 37 COATING ATONING*, CANTING*, CONTAIN* 49
6 WEDIKOSHB WISHED 28 – 43 WISHED WHISKED* 56
7 LEPJURIGS JURIES 34 – 49 PURGES GULPERS*, SPLURGE 63
8 75 10 8 7 9 5 → 103 103 ☓ 34 – 59 103
?

Best: 103 = 75 + (9 − 7) × 10 + 8

73
9 METIISSSP 34 – 69 PESSIMIST
(5 seconds)
83
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