Episode 127

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Episode 127 was broadcast on 7 December 1983, and was the second quarter-final of Series 3.

David Brook played William Bradford, with William Bradford winning 51 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Brook Score William Bradford Others Max.
1 YMROGEBAM EMBARGO 7 – 0 BORAGE 7
2 EIEDZFDUN DEFINED 14 – 7 DEFINED 14
3 WAGEPNOTE AGENT 14 – 13 WEAPON PEONAGE* 21
4 25 1 1 7 9 3 → 702 700 14 – 20 701
?

CV: 702 = (25 + 1) × 9 × 3

31
5 TULIOENQG OUTLINE 21 – 27 QUOTING ELUTING*, ELUTION* 38
6 LIRKOHABU LABOUR 21 – 35 KOHLRABI 46
7 HSFCEEUIG CHIEFS 27 – 41 CHIEFS FESCUE*, FICHES*, FICHUS*, SEICHE* 52
8 100 4 8 8 7 5 → 542 542
?
37 – 41 540

Best: 542 = (100 + 8) × 5 + 8 ÷ 4

62
9 BUFOILNUT 37 – 51 BOUNTIFUL
(4.75 seconds)
72
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