Episode 217

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Episode 217 was broadcast on 28 November 1984, as part of Series 5.

Richard Maddox played John Wallace, with John Wallace winning 46 – 25. The Dictionary Corner guest was Eve Pollard, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Maddox Score John Wallace Others Max.
1 BNOGDEMPI PONGED 6 – 6 MOPING BINGED*, BODING*, DOMING*, DOPING*, IMPEND*, OPINED*, PIGEON*, PINGED*, PONGID*, PONIED* 6
2 LBOIZDGAT GLAD 6 – 11 TIDAL TABLOID 13
3 JDOIXSEYK SIDE 6 – 16 JOKES DOXIES*, OXIDES* 19
4 75 2 5 10 2 3 → 948 955
(10 + 3) × 75 − 2 × 2 × 5
11 – 16 940

CV: 948 = (75 + 5 + 2 − 3) × (10 + 2)

29
5 QAERKGIBN BREAKING 19 – 24 BREAKING 37
6 MYUESNIEL MUESLI 25 – 24 MINES SELENIUM*, UNSEEMLY* 45
7 MOUPDSIHO shood ☓ 25 – 29 DUMPS DUOMOS*, ISOPOD*, MODISH*, MOPISH*, ODIOUS*, PODIUM*, SODIUM* 51
8 75 4 7 2 5 1 → 872 25 – 36 876
(75 − 2) × (5 + 7)

CV: 872 = (75 − 2) × (5 + 7) − 4

61
9 WOSECKRCR 25 – 46 CORKSCREW
(2.75 seconds)
71
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