Episode 144

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Episode 144 was broadcast on 19 April 1984, as part of Series 4.

Sydney Price played Peter Skiba, with Sydney Price winning 40 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

This episode is the first recorded instance in which both contestants failed to score any points in the first round.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sydney Price Score Peter Skiba Others Max.
1 EECBIGJOS beiges ☓ 0 – 0 beiges ☓ BOGIES, GOBIES* 6
2 RANOTIFIE FINITE 6 – 0 otarine ☓ FAINTER, INERTIA, NIFTIER* 13
3 IONYLELEN LONELY 12 – 0 LION LEONINE 20
4 25 1 10 4 4 6 → 738 740 ☓ 12 – 7 740
(4 − 1) × 10 × 25 − 4 − 6

CV: 738 = (4 × 25 + 4) × 7 + 10

30
5 SNAIRLELB LIBERALS 20 – 7 RALLIES 38
6 TOANRITLI RANT 20 – 13 RATION INTROIT* 45
7 NEHITLUDE HUNTED 20 – 20 UNTILED DETINUE*, DILUENT* 52
8 50 9 5 6 4 7 → 258 258
5 × 50 + 9 − 7 + 6
30 – 30 258
5 × 50 + (9 − 7) × 4


62
9 ERPDFRERE PREFERRED
(3.25 seconds)
40 – 30 72
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