Episode 131

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Episode 131 was broadcast on 14 December 1983, and was the second semi-final of Series 3.

William Bradford played Andrew Guy, with Andrew Guy winning 65 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection William Bradford Score Andrew Guy Others Max.
1 RPIEUYFNG PURIFY 6 – 6 FINGER PREYING 7
2 NETOGOWOT TONE 6 – 12 GOTTEN GENTOO* 13
3 OIEBBHRLG GOBBLER 13 – 19 GOBBLER GLIBBER*, HOBBLER*, LOBBIER, OBLIGER* 20
4 75 6 9 2 4 5 → 651 651
9 × 75 − 6 × 4
23 – 29 651
9 × 75 − 6 × 4


30
5 SLUSEADKC SLACKED 30 – 36 CLASSED CAULKED*, CLAUSES*, SUCKLED*, SUCKLES* 37
6 DUNIGVAOB aboding ☓ 30 – 43 DAUBING 44
7 GSTEIQEYS STYES 35 – 48 STIES SIEGES* 50
8 10 2 1 5 6 3 → 548 549
(3 + 2 + 6) × 5 × 10 − 1
42 – 55 549
(3 + 2 + 6) × 5 × 10 − 1

CV: 549 = (3 + 2 + 6) × 5 × 10 − 1

57
9 LUGSARUOR 42 – 65 GARRULOUS
(2.75 seconds)
67
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