Episode 142

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Episode 142 was broadcast on 17 April 1984, as part of Series 4.

Richard Green played Peter Skiba, with Peter Skiba winning 54 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

The word INTUITION had previously been used as a conundrum in Episode 105. This is the first recorded instance of a repeated conundrum word.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Green Score Peter Skiba Others Max.
1 DAGUPAIST STAID 0 – 6 AUDITS ADAPTS*, STADIA*, STUPID 6
2 PENAMUSGE NAMES 5 – 11 MANES MANEGES*, MENAGES 13
3 FOELWSRIE FLOWERS 12 – 18 FLOWERS FOWLERS*, RELIEFS 20
4 50 5 9 10 9 3 → 885 890 12 – 28 885
(9 + 9) × 50 − 10 − 5


30
5 GATUSLIAH HAILS 12 – 34 LATISH ALIGHTS 37
6 GEROBEXDO BODGER 18 – 34 gooder ☓ 43
7 LISTUNOBI UNTIL 23 – 34 unlist ☓ BILIOUS*, BIOTINS*, UNBOLTS* 50
8 75 5 3 10 7 3 → 766 766
75 × 10 + 7 + 3 × 3
33 – 44 766
75 × 10 + 7 + 3 × 3


60
9 OIIITTNNU 33 – 54 INTUITION
(10.5 seconds)
70
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