Episode 252

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Episode 252 was broadcast on 30 January 1985, as part of Series 6.

Tom Roberts played Darryl Francis, with Darryl Francis winning 59 – 5. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tom Roberts Score Darryl Francis Others Max.
1 QSIOHDUJI QUIDS 5 – 0 DISH QUODS*, SQUID* 5
2 VTPOELGIP LOPE 5 – 6 TIPPLE PEGTOP*, PIGLET, POLITE*, TOPPLE, VIOLET 11
3 JSNUAHNIM HUMANS 5 – 13 MANNISH INHUMAN*, NUMNAHS* 18
4 50 10 6 8 9 5 → 305 304 5 – 23 305
6 × 50 + 5


28
5 LBSAETAFR FABLES 5 – 30 BLASTER ARBALEST 36
6 MTELWOIRL below ☓ 5 – 36 TILLER LOWLIER*, MOTLIER* 43
7 FYGNEEITS feets ☓ 5 – 42 FEISTY SYENITE 50
8 75 25 8 3 9 1 → 763 749 5 – 49 761
(9 + 1) × 75 + 8 + 3

CV: 763 = (75 + 25 + 9) × (8 − 1)

60
9 RUYHDIERL 5 – 59 HURRIEDLY
(2.25 seconds)
70
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