Episode 253

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Episode 253 was broadcast on 31 January 1985, as part of Series 6.

Ann Francis played Adam Gilinsky, with Adam Gilinsky winning 42 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ann Francis Score Adam Gilinsky Others Max.
1 GTTEUTAOX GATE 4 – 4 TOUT GUTTATE* 7
2 HIVENXVOG VIXEN 4 – 10 VEXING HEXING*, HOEING* 13
3 RNOZSEISE SENIORS 11 – 10 RESINS SEIZERS*, SEINERS*, SOIREES*, SONSIER* 20
4 75 8 5 7 9 7 → 667 668 11 – 20 667
75 × 9 − 8


30
5 DGEBIKACS CADGES 17 – 26 BADGES BACKSIDE 38
6 SMCEETINU CEMENTS 24 – 26 untimes ☓ INTUMESCE* 56
7 EDUDWTESG TWEEDS 30 – 32 DUSTED ETUDES*, GUSTED*, SEGUED*, STEWED*, WEDGED*, WEDGES* 62
8 100 75 2 7 5 4 → 920 920
(7 + 2) × 100 + 4 × 5
40 – 42 920
(7 + 2) × 100 + 4 × 5


72
9 ceeinoptx* 40 – 42 EXCEPTION 82
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