Episode 116

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Episode 116 was broadcast on 17 November 1983, as part of Series 3.

David Hughes played Mark Nyman, with Mark Nyman winning 57 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was William Rushton, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

NOTE: Despite its capitalization, it was noted by Dictionary Corner at the start of the following programme that BRUMMIE should have been allowed in Round 7.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Hughes Score Mark Nyman Others Max.
1 PLUFHVIDT FLUID 5 – 5 FILTH UPLIFT* 6
2 BSNGEIETC BEGINS 5 – 12 GENETIC GENETICS* 14
3 DTOEHDGTA DOTAGE 11 – 18 DOTTED GODHEAD* 21
4 100 8 10 8 1 5 → 793 793
?
21 – 28 793
?

Best: 793 = 8 × 100 − 8 + 1

31
5 ISGNOGLEQ oglings ☓ 21 – 35 LEGIONS GOSLING*, LINGOES*, NIGGLES*, SNIGGLE* 38
6 WBNIZNYOF BONNY 26 – 40 BONNY BOWFIN* 44
7 MGRUAMIEB brummie ☓** 26 – 40 gammier ☓ GAMBIER*, GUMMIER*, RUMMAGE*, UMBRAGE* 51
8 75 8 1 1 3 8 → 313 315
?
33 – 47 315
?

CV: 312 = ?
Best: 312 = (75 + 1) × (3 + 1) + 8

58
9 LGHEELACN 33 – 57 CHALLENGE
(4 seconds)
68
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