Episode 246

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Episode 246 was broadcast on 22 January 1985, as part of Series 6.

Andrew Mason played Darryl Francis, with Darryl Francis winning 60 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Andrew Mason Score Darryl Francis Others Max.
1 VTRIEDSFU FIRES 0 – 7 VIRTUES DIVERTS, DUSTIER, FEUDIST*, FRUITED*, FURTIVE*, FUSTIER*, SURFEIT 7
2 NYSGEIETF GENIES 6 – 13 FINEST SYENITE* 14
3 ITGPESVOD DIGEST 6 – 20 DOPIEST PODGIEST* 22
4 25 50 10 2 9 9 → 818 815
(9 + 9 − 2) × 50 + 25 − 10
13 – 20 814

CV: 818 = (25 − 9) × 50 + 2 × 9

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5 XSDEOSPEB EXPOSED 20 – 27 EXPOSED DEPOSES, EXPOSES*, SPEEDOS* 39
6 IENRWINRV WINNER 26 – 33 WINNER VINIER*, WINIER*, WIRIER*, WIVERN* 45
7 HLMEOTVEN MOLTEN 26 – 40 MENTHOL 52
8 25 75 9 2 3 6 → 433 432 26 – 50 433
75 × 6 − 25 + 9 + 2 − 3


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9 EFNDIFTDI 26 – 60 DIFFIDENT
(1.5 seconds)
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