Episode 124

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Episode 124 was broadcast on 1 December 1983, as part of Series 3.

Susan Hands played Esther Byers, with Esther Byers winning 56 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Susan Hands Score Esther Byers Others Max.
1 GWREIEMBS GRIME 0 – 6 EMBERS BEGRIMES* 8
2 GUSARXENB BANGERS 7 – 13 BANGERS GRABENS* 15
3 SILTUELSY TUSSLE 13 – 19 STILLS LUSTILY, STYLISE*, SULLIES* 22
4 75 4 8 8 5 7 → 678 636 13 – 26 676
?

CV: 679 = ?
Best: 678 = 75 × (7 + 8 ÷ 4) − 5 + 8

32
5 SNIENAGHG HANGINGS 21 – 34 HANGINGS GNASHING 40
6 DUTFIOGSU FOIST 26 – 39 FOIST FUGUIST* 47
7 VAMALERSE VERSE 26 – 46 REVEALS LEAVERS*, MARVELS, SEVERAL 54
8 25 8 4 9 8 7 → 538 26 – 46 516

CV: 540 = ?
Best: 538 = (8 × 8 − 7) × 9 + 25

64
9 FTAVECEIF 26 – 56 AFFECTIVE
(4.5 seconds)
74
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