Episode 140

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Episode 140 was broadcast on 12 April 1984, as part of Series 4.

Christine Hunt played Peter Skiba, with Peter Skiba winning 50 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Christine Hunt Score Peter Skiba Others Max.
1 PTOGSANPE STOPPAGE 8 – 0 PANTS 8
2 YUSANBETL UNABLE 14 – 6 BLEATS ABSENTLY*, UNSTABLE, UNSTABLY* 16
3 STIVEDCIM DIVEST 14 – 13 DICIEST DEISTIC*, VICTIMS*, VISITED* 23
4 50 8 3 9 4 6 → 748 749
?
21 – 20 749
?

CV: 748 = ?
Best: 748 = (9 + 6) × 50 − 8 ÷ 4

33
5 JGCOAEKNW WAKEN 26 – 20 WAGE AWOKEN 39
6 STIROBGIN strobing ☓ 26 – 28 RIOTINGS ORBITINGS 57
7 VYOLISENF FLIES 31 – 33 NOISE OLEFINS* 64
8 50 100 5 7 4 8 → 874 873
?
38 – 40 873
?

CV: 874 = ?
Best: 874 = (100 + 8 × 4) × 7 − 50

74
9 YTLOIENLV 38 – 50 VIOLENTLY
(3 seconds)
84
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