Episode 120

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Episode 120 was broadcast on 24 November 1983, as part of Series 3.

Peter Richardson played Mark Nyman, with Mark Nyman winning 55 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Richardson Score Mark Nyman Others Max.
1 DFGWQAAIE WAGED 5 – 5 WAGED ADAGE* 5
2 UEALDNTTI UNTITLED 13 – 13 UNTITLED ALTITUDE*, LATITUDE* 13
3 TNRWLIAAI TRAIN 18 – 18 TRAIL ANTRAL*, ATRIAL*, LARIAT, LATRIA*, NARIAL* 19
4 50 3 1 9 10 4 → 822 820
?
25 – 18 840

CV: 820 = ?
Best: 822 = (50 + 9) × (10 + 4) − 3 − 1

29
5 HPRREAOSS SHARERS 32 – 25 PHRASES PHAROSES*, SHARPERS 37
6 GPGTTUEIO TOTE 36 – 29 PUTT TIPTOE 43
7 SOYIZSEKD dozey ☓ 36 – 35 KISSED 49
8 50 75 4 6 4 7 → 227 227
?
46 – 45 227
?

Best: 227 = 75 × (7 − 4) + 6 − 4

59
9 CASTETHIE 46 – 55 AESTHETIC
(16.5 seconds)
69
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