Episode 183

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Episode 183 was broadcast on 27 June 1984, and was the second semi-final of Series 4.

Christine Hunt played Peter Skiba, with Christine Hunt winning 53 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Christine Hunt Score Peter Skiba Others Max.
1 BYINNDETU NINETY 6 – 6 TINNED DUBIETY* 7
2 MABETAHIF BATHE 11 – 11 HABIT ABAFT*, ABATE*, ABEAM*, AMBIT*, BEFIT*, FAITH*, MAFIA*, TAFIA*, THIEF* 12
3 SRENSASVG GRAVES 17 – 17 GRAVES GASSERS*, GRASSES*, SARSENS*, SERANGS* 19
4 75 4 5 5 9 1 → 353 350 17 – 24 354
5 × 75 − 4 × 5 − 1

CV: 353 = (75 − 5) × 5 + 4 − 1

29
5 RUWOTEZOR ROUTER 23 – 24 outrow ☓ OUTWORE* 36
6 GPASGEIDS GASPED 29 – 24 PAGED APSIDES* 43
7 LUDAGENIC ELUDING 36 – 31 DEALING GUIDANCE 51
8 50 100 7 1 1 6 → 603 602
6 × 100 + 1 + 1
43 – 38 602
6 × 100 + 1 + 1

CV: 603 = (100 − 7 − 1) × 6 + 50 + 1

61
9 UOONNICFS CONFUSION
(29.75 seconds)
53 – 38 confucius ☓
(28.75 seconds)
71
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