Episode 178

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Episode 178 was broadcast on 19 June 1984, and was the first quarter-final of Series 4.

Tony Rand played Robert Richland, with Robert Richland winning 62 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Rand Score Robert Richland Others Max.
1 VGDUTSEWG TUGGED 6 – 6 TUGGED DUVETS*, GUSTED 6
2 NIBRAPGEG REAPING 13 – 13 BEARING BAGGIER*, BARGING, GARBING*, GEARING* 13
3 FRNTELOIC FROLIC 19 – 19 CLONER FLECTION* 21
4 100 3 7 8 6 6 → 986 986
(7 + 3) × 100 − 8 − 6
29 – 29 986
(7 + 3) × 100 − 8 − 6


31
5 BZSENOIDE DENIES 35 – 29 OBESE BEDIZENS* 39
6 AIHSDGPON DASHING 42 – 36 SHADING GODSHIP*, HASPING*, PHASING*, PONGIDS*, POSHING*, SANDHOG*, SHAPING*, SOAPING, SPADING* 46
7 CELDUEGWI GLUED 42 – 42 DELUGE CLEWED*, CUDGEL* 52
8 25 50 10 7 6 9 → 154 154
(9 − 7) × (50 + 25) + 10 − 6
52 – 52 154
(25 − 9) × 10 − 6


62
9 TTUUMMIAL 52 – 62 ULTIMATUM
(16 seconds)
72
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