Episode 160

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Episode 160 was broadcast on 17 May 1984, as part of Series 4.

Nigel Jones played Mike Willis, with Mike Willis winning 47 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nigel Jones Score Mike Willis Others Max.
1 TORBGIASL BIGOTS 0 – 7 TAILORS ORBITALS* 8
2 IERFBTOSE BITERS 0 – 15 BRIEFEST 16
3 ORTLAOGBI TAILOR 6 – 15 ligator ☓ OBLIGOR*, ORBITAL 23
4 25 10 1 6 10 3 → 999 999
25 × 10 × (10 − 6) − 1
16 – 15


33
5 EADSVSENL ENSLAVED 24 – 15 LEAVENS ENSLAVES* 41
6 INULDSCAX LANDS 24 – 22 SUNDIAL UNCIALS* 48
7 OQAOILNFY foily ☓ 24 – 27 ALOOF FINAL*, FOLIO*, INLAY*, LOONY* 53
8 50 7 1 5 6 4 → 609 610 24 – 37 609
(7 + 5) × 50 + 6 + 4 − 1


63
9 EEECNSTIX 24 – 47 EXISTENCE
(3.75 seconds)
73
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