Episode 209

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Episode 209 was broadcast on 16 November 1984, as part of Series 5.

Pam Fairless played Robert Violett, with Robert Violett winning 52 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

NOTE: It would appear that either Pam offered an invalid word on Round 5, or the final letter of the selection was actually a G.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Pam Fairless Score Robert Violett Others Max.
1 SDGOEIRLN SOLDERING 18 – 18 SOLDERING 18
2 TUGASNEBG tubages ☓ 18 – 18 SUBAGENT* 26
3 VTLIOADEF VIOLATED 26 – 26 VIOLATED DOVETAIL, FOLIATED* 34
4 100 1 1 3 9 7 → 784 787
(7 + 1) × 100 − 9 − 1 − 3
33 – 33 787
(7 + 1) × 100 − 9 − 1 − 3

CV: 784 = (100 − 3 + 1) × (9 − 1)

44
5 BURTEMOSO MORGUES** 40 – 33 TUBERS BOOMERS*, BOOSTER*, MOBSTER* 51
6 BLSIEOYND BLINDS 46 – 39 BLINDS BLONDES, BOLIDES*, BYLINES*, DISOBEY*, DOLINES*, SNIDELY* 58
7 TESAZINWT ZANIEST 46 – 47 TAWNIEST 66
8 25 50 2 4 7 3 → 965 971
2 × 50 × (7 + 3) − 25 − 4
51 – 52 971
(7 × 3 − 2) × 50 + 25 − 4

CV: 965 = (50 × 4 − 7) × (3 + 2)

76
9 HLENOPTEE 51 – 52 TELEPHONE 86
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