Episode 248

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Episode 248 was broadcast on 25 January 1985, as part of Series 6.

Darryl Francis played Alan Carvell, with Darryl Francis winning 52 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Darryl Francis Score Alan Carvell Others Max.
1 NDSUIGNET DUSTING 7 – 7 STUNNED UNSIGNED, UNTINGED* 8
2 HPASBIEML MISHAP 7 – 14 SHAMBLE BLEMISH*, IMPALES, PELHAMS* 15
3 PSDIOENJA PONIES 13 – 20 OPINED ADIPOSE, ADJOINS*, ANODISE 22
4 75 50 5 6 4 10 → 152 152
75 × (6 − 4) + 10 ÷ 5
23 – 30 152
75 × (6 − 4) + 10 ÷ 5


32
5 LGEQIFNAL LEAFING 30 – 37 FALLING FELLING*, FINAGLE 39
6 TYNEOGFES TONES 35 – 42 TONGS FOGEYS*, GENETS*, GENTES*, SOFTEN*, TEENSY* 45
7 TODANGUAR ROTUNDA 42 – 42 GRANT ARGONAUT*, GUARDANT* 53
8 100 4 10 7 5 1 → 263 42 – 49 265
(4 − 1) × 100 − 7 × 5

CV: 263 = 100 ÷ 4 × 10 + 7 + 5 + 1

63
9 DTIERTRIA IRRITATED
(9.75 seconds)
52 – 49 73
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