Episode 237

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Episode 237 was broadcast on 9 January 1985, as part of Series 6.

Laurie Silver played Pauline Clarke, with Laurie Silver winning 61 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Junkin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

This game was the first one in which the scores were level after every round until the final conundrum.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Laurie Silver Score Pauline Clarke Others Max.
1 LREEAGSCL RESCALE 7 – 7 CALLERS ALLEGES*, CELLARS*, CEREALS, RECALLS, REGALES 7
2 YQLUITALU QUALITY 14 – 14 QUALITY 14
3 OEWMNOFVG WOVEN 19 – 19 WOMEN GNOME*, VENOM* 19
4 25 3 1 5 6 10 → 513 516
(3 + 1) × 25 × 5 + 10 + 6
26 – 26 516
(3 + 1) × 25 × 5 + 10 + 6

CV: 513 = (10 × 25 + 6) × (5 − 3) + 1

29
5 HWXEIADSM MASHED 32 – 32 WASHED ADMIXES* 36
6 LFNIAURNW FINAL 37 – 37 FRAIL ANNULI*, INFULA*, UNFAIR*, URINAL 42
7 GNJOISNAC CANINGS 44 – 44 CANINGS CONSIGN* 49
8 100 25 10 6 9 2 → 349 350
100 + 10 × 25
51 – 51 350
(9 − 6) × 100 + 2 × 25

CV: 349 = 100 + 10 × 25 − (9 − 6 − 2)

59
9 DELBMARCS SCRAMBLED
(2.5 seconds)
61 – 51 69
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