Episode 181

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Episode 181 was broadcast on 25 June 1984, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 4.

Brian Hudson played Mike Willis, with Brian Hudson winning 40 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brian Hudson Score Mike Willis Others Max.
1 VTHGUAEFP AUGHT 5 – 5 VAGUE FAUGH*, PHAGE*, TAUPE* 5
2 OOSARRGNE ORANGES 5 – 13 GROANERS 13
3 SVAETRSIW STRIVES 12 – 13 waisters ☓ WAITRESS 21
4 25 5 7 10 7 6 → 750 750
25 × 5 × 6
22 – 23 750
25 × 5 × 6


31
5 EGLGAICAH HAGGLE 28 – 29 HAGGLE HIGGLE* 37
6 ZOULMNSAE ZEALOUS 35 – 29 unlames ☓ 44
7 IEGADBDYE BADGE 40 – 29 badged ☓ ABIDED*, BEADED* 50
8 25 3 5 8 10 7 → 782 40 – 29 780 ☓

CV: 782 = (7 × 5 − 3) × 25 − 10 − 8

60
9 ROOCUTDNC 40 – 39 CONDUCTOR
(10 seconds)
70
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