Episode 145

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Episode 145 was broadcast on 23 April 1984, as part of Series 4.

Sydney Price played Jill Brown, with Sydney Price winning 59 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

This episode is the first recorded instance in which a contestant managed to spot a 9 letter word in the first round, as well as the first time a contestant lost a game after having spotted a 9 missed by their opponent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sydney Price Score Jill Brown Others Max.
1 LENGINEUF FLING 0 – 18 UNFEELING 18
2 RTBCOAIGE GRATE 5 – 23 ORATE AEROBIC*, EROTICA*, GOATIER* 25
3 SASGIOTBE STAGES 11 – 29 BASEST EGOISTS*, STOGIES* 32
4 25 10 9 4 6 10 → 610 610
6 × 4 × 25 + 10
21 – 39 610
6 × 4 × 25 + 10


42
5 DSTDEUISE DESISTED 29 – 39 STUDIES 50
6 BKINAOBEM BANK 33 – 43 BANK AKIMBO*, ANOMIE*, BEMOAN*, EMBANK* 56
7 TSCDEIOVE VOICED 39 – 49 DIVEST CESTODE*, COSTIVE*, COVETED*, DEVICES, DEVOTES*, DIOCESE*, EVICTED*, VIDEOES*, VOIDEST* 63
8 100 10 7 9 4 5 → 892 892
(5 + 4) × 100 − (10 − 9 + 7)
49 – 49 891


73
9 QEITSEUIX EXQUISITE
(10 seconds)
59 – 49 83
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