Episode 211

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Episode 211 was broadcast on 20 November 1984, as part of Series 5.

Nicholas Thompson played Robert Violett, with Nicholas Thompson winning 38 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nicholas Thompson Score Robert Violett Others Max.
1 BFABKENOD KNOBBED 7 – 0 BANKED 7
2 WASPELHUM SHAWL 7 – 6 SAMPLE PELHAMS* 14
3 XDOWTAKIS TOWS 7 – 11 WADIS ADITS*, IOTAS*, KADIS*, STAID*, TAXIS*, TOADS*, WAIST*, WAITS* 19
4 75 8 3 1 8 6 → 291 290
75 × 3 + 8 × 8 + 1
14 – 18 292
(3 + 1) × 75 − 8

CV: 291 = (8 + 1) × 8 × 3 + 75

29
5 VETOFBIEG BIGOT 19 – 23 BEGET BEFIT*, BEFOG*, BEGOT*, BEIGE*, BOGIE*, OGIVE* 34
6 RTONCAJDS CARTONS 26 – 30 CARTONS CANTORS*, CONTRAS* 41
7 NODISEYNS DINES 31 – 35 NODES SONNIES* 48
8 75 8 7 1 9 5 → 895 898
(7 + 5) × 75 + 8 − 9 − 1
38 – 35 903

CV: 895 = (7 + 8 + 75) × 10 − 5

58
9 TPRIIGSPN sprinting ☓
(5.5 seconds)
38 – 35 spiriting ☓
(3 seconds)
STRIPPING 68
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