Episode 126

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Episode 126 was broadcast on 6 December 1983, and was the first quarter-final of Series 3.

Mark Nyman played Ted Wiles, with Mark Nyman winning 79 – 18. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Nyman's score was at the time the highest 9-round score ever achieved.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Nyman Score Ted Wiles Others Max.
1 AKSHOWREV WHARVES 7 – 0 SHOWER HAWKERS*, OVERSAW* 7
2 AUPYDTLSU ADULTS 13 – 0 DUSTY 13
3 IGNSVAETL STEALING 21 – 8 VALETING GENITALS*, LEAVINGS*, VINTAGES* 21
4 50 9 10 10 1 4 → 828 830
?
28 – 8 800

Best: 828 = (50 − 4) × (10 + 9 − 1)

31
5 OEMRGXRSI GRIMES 34 – 8 MIXER GORSIER* 38
6 LAGESTENO ELONGATES 52 – 8 GLOATS 56
7 CDIEJTSOS COSIEST 59 – 8 EDICTS DISSECT, JOISTED* 63
8 100 6 4 8 10 2 → 305 305
?
69 – 18 305
?

Best: 305 = (100 × 6 + 10) ÷ 2

73
9 ADBRARUCA BARRACUDA
(5 seconds)
79 – 18 83
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