Episode 107

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Episode 107 was broadcast on 2 November 1983, as part of Series 3.

Andrew Guy played Syd Spilsbury, with Syd Spilsbury winning 51 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Guy Score Syd Spilsbury Others Max.
1 KWIETGNOQ TOWING 6 – 6 TWINGE TOEING*, TOWNIE*, WIGEON* 6
2 ASPGDEVAN GASPED 12 – 12 GASPED AGENDAS*, PAVANES*, SAVAGED 13
3 REOJPLDAH HOLDER 12 – 19 PAROLED LEOPARD* 20
4 50 9 3 1 8 5 → 555 555
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22 – 19 ?

Best: 555 = 50 × (8 + 3) + 5

30
5 SNECUTLED TENSED 28 – 19 enclusted ☓ ESCULENT* 38
6 LOIMSWAEB AMBLES 34 – 25 ELBOWS BEWAILS*, MOBILES 45
7 NIHYOGTUG OUTING 40 – 31 NOUGHT GUYING*, HOGGIN*, THINGY*, TOYING* 51
8 75 5 3 4 7 4 → 364 364
?
50 – 41 364
?

Best: 364 = 75 × 5 − 7 − 4

61
9 RELNAYGEL 50 – 51 GENERALLY
(27.5 seconds)
71
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