Episode 170

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Episode 170 was broadcast on 5 June 1984, as part of Series 4.

Fiona Capping played Tony Rand, with Tony Rand winning 41 – 22. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

NOTE: Fiona's offering of TWIG in Round 1 should have been disallowed as there was no W in the selection, so the final score should have been 44 – 18.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Fiona Capping Score Tony Rand Others Max.
1 VIGTUPIEY TWIG** 4 – 0 TUG PIETY 5
2 SABRISINO BRAINS 4 – 7 RAISINS ROBINIAS* 13
3 BTAACLEHE BLEACH 4 – 14 EATABLE TEACHABLE 31
4 75 2 7 4 5 4 → 244 253 4 – 21 240
(5 − 2) × 75 + 7 + 4 + 4

CV: 244 = (75 + 4) × (5 − 2) + 7

41
5 UIDTREDNV DIVERT 10 – 27 UNITED INTRUDED 49
6 BOEWBSEAS BASES 15 – 27 WEBS BAWBEES* 56
7 GORVITADN DARTING 22 – 34 DARTING ADORING, ORATING*, TRADING* 63
8 100 1 3 7 1 5 → 969 963 22 – 41 972
(100 + 7 + 1) × (5 + 3 + 1)

CV: 970 Best: 970 = (100 − 3) × 5 × (1 + 1)

70
9 NCCTURTSO 22 – 41 CONSTRUCT 80
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