Episode 162

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Episode 162 was broadcast on 22 May 1984, as part of Series 4.

Val Simmons played Ralph Strocchi, with Ralph Strocchi winning 41 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Val Simmons Score Ralph Strocchi Others Max.
1 IUTSNIELK UNITES 6 – 6 INSULT INKIEST*, INUTILE*, KILTIES*, LINIEST*, TINKLES*, UNITIES, UTENSIL*, UTILISE* 7
2 GDPZAUEOS DOSAGE 12 – 6 USAGE DAGOES*, GASPED, PAUSED*, PSEUDO*, PUDGES*, SOAPED*, SOUPED* 13
3 JTDIAMISE MAIDS 17 – 11 STEAM MISDATE 20
4 75 10 5 3 2 10 → 315 315
75 × 5 − (3 + 2) × 10 − 10
27 – 11


30
5 GLSOEIGRA LARGE 27 – 18 LOGGERS GIRASOLE*, SERAGLIO*, SLAGGIER* 38
6 BETYSIPOB BITES 27 – 25 OBESITY 45
7 TSMTEOIWA STEAM 27 – 31 MOTETS ATOMIES*, ATOMISE, ATOMIST*, MATIEST* 52
8 75 7 9 3 10 1 → 434 434
(7 − 1) × 75 − 10 − 9 + 3
37 – 41 434
(9 − 3) × 75 − 10 − 7 + 1


62
9 RAEHTTELF 37 – 41 HEARTFELT 72
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