Episode 109

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Episode 109 was broadcast on 7 November 1983, as part of Series 3.

Bernard Oakes played David Brook, with David Brook winning 51 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bernard Oakes Score David Brook Others Max.
1 NOGEBIMAS boning ☓ 0 – 7 BEAMING BEGONIAS 8
2 YNOTEGXAF FAGOT 5 – 12 AGENT OXYGEN* 14
3 SUALMOSEG MOGULS 11 – 18 ASSUME GASEOUS* 21
4 3 7 8 2 9 100 → 773 773
?
21 – 28 773
?

Best: 773 = 8 × 100 − 9 × 3

31
5 RETASYABS BASTER 21 – 35 STAYERS ABREAST*, ASSAYER*, BARYTES*, BETRAYS*, BREASTS 38
6 LOTISEKAP POLITE 27 – 35 pelotas ☓ APOSTLE*, ISOLATE*, OPIATES*, PISTOLE*, POKIEST*, TALIPES*, TALKIES*, TOPSAIL* 45
7 NGOWBINJE BOWING 33 – 41 BOWING BENIGN*, BONING*, ENJOIN*, OWNING*, WIGEON* 51
8 100 2 3 5 6 1 → 741 741 ☓ 33 – 41 719

Best: 741 = (100 + 6) × (5 + 2) − 1

61
9 LOULOUFRC 33 – 51 COLOURFUL
(2 seconds)
71
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