Episode 223

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Episode 223 was broadcast on 6 December 1984, as part of Series 5.

John Wallace played Denis Barber, with John Wallace winning 52 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Junkin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Wallace Score Denis Barber Others Max.
1 SGEXITORF FOSTER 0 – 7 FORGETS FORTIES, FOXIEST, GOITRES*, GORIEST 7
2 LGWOANIPO POOLING 7 – 7 PALING LAPWING*, LOOPING 14
3 HEGSIROMV GROVES 13 – 7 HORSE HEROISM, MOREISH, OGREISH*, VERISMO* 21
4 100 9 3 9 5 7 → 891 891
9 × 100 − 9
23 – 17 891
9 × 100 − 9


31
5 GDHAEMSUN SHAMED 29 – 23 AMUSED GNASHED, NUMDAHS* 38
6 BVIXPONAK PINK 29 – 28 PIANO OKAPI*, PINKO* 43
7 LSLGEODIF FILLED 35 – 34 LODGES DOLLIES, FOLLIES, GOLLIES* 50
8 50 1 4 2 4 8 → 561 558
(8 + 4 − 1) × 50 + 2 × 4
42 – 41 558
(8 + 2 + 1) × 50 + 4 + 4

CV: 561 = (8 + 2 + 4 ÷ 4) × (50 + 1)

60
9 AERGYDAVR GRAVEYARD
(4 seconds)
52 – 41 70
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