Episode 240

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Episode 240 was broadcast on 14 January 1985, as part of Series 6.

Laurie Silver played Alan Vogt, with Laurie Silver winning 55 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Laurie Silver Score Alan Vogt Others Max.
1 TSOEACJNI ACTIONS 7 – 7 ACTIONS ACONITES*, CANOEIST, JACONETS* 8
2 SNEAGLIMG GLEAMING 15 – 7 GLEAMS GLEAMINGS 26
3 KATJEATDN TANKED 21 – 13 TANKED ATTEND 32
4 75 25 2 4 9 5 → 505 505
(25 + 75) × 5 + 9 − 4
31 – 13 502


42
5 REDRITGFU TRUDGER 38 – 13 FIDGET DRIFTER, FIGURED, FRUITED, FRUITER*, GRIFTED*, GRIFTER* 49
6 SPBAUOMGS SPASM 38 – 19 POSSUM GUMBOS 55
7 NREYABTON TANNERY 45 – 26 BAYONET BARYTONE* 63
8 75 50 10 1 5 2 → 701 701
75 × 10 − 50 + 1
55 – 36 701
75 × 10 − 50 + 1


73
9 ILAIRAXUY 55 – 46 AUXILIARY
(5.75 seconds)
83
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