Episode 157

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Episode 157 was broadcast on 14 May 1984, as part of Series 4.

Debbie Maguire played Mike Willis, with the game ending in a 43-all draw. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Debbie Maguire Score Mike Willis Others Max.
1 DUHBEYSIV HIVES 5 – 5 HIVES BUSHED*, BUSIED 6
2 EILNLPOSI PILLIONS 13 – 13 PILLIONS 14
3 ROSALLIEB RALLIES 20 – 20 RALLIES BROLLIES, ISOLABLE*, LIBERALS*, LOBELIAS* 22
4 50 6 1 7 10 2 → 275 280
6 × 50 − 10 × 2
27 – 20 270 ☓

CV: 275 = (6 − 1 + 50) × 10 ÷ 2

32
5 ACGOIAWCI COW 30 – 23 COG CACAO* 37
6 OTESYBIUD TEDIOUS 37 – 30 OBESITY DISOBEY*, DUBIETY*, OUTBIDS*, OUTSIDE* 44
7 KLISEAGVU GAVELS 43 – 36 VALUES GLAIVES* 51
8 25 6 1 5 9 8 → 411 43 – 43 413
(9 + 1 + 6) × 25 + 8 + 5

CV: 411 = (9 + 8 − 1) × 25 + 6 + 5

61
9 UURTTNELB 43 – 43 turntable ☓
(8 seconds)
TURBULENT 71
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