Episode 254

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Episode 254 was broadcast on 1 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

David Hudson played Adam Gilinsky, with Adam Gilinsky winning 25 – 24. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Hudson Score Adam Gilinsky Others Max.
1 PPHOEJMAN HAPPEN 6 – 6 HAPPEN 6
2 SNIBUTLAA BLAST 6 – 12 BLUNTS ABLAUTS*, ABSTAIN*, SULTANA* 13
3 RSFEOGGUN gofers ☓ 6 – 12 grunge ☓ GOUGERS*, SNOGGER*, SNUGGER*, SURGEON 20
4 50 75 2 10 4 8 → 483 484
50 × 10 − 8 × 2
13 – 19 482
(4 + 2) × 75 + 50 − 10 − 8

CV: 483 = 2 × 50 × 4 + 75 + 8

30
5 DEWYOTFDE TOWED 13 – 25 TWEEDY 36
6 BMAAEHSEQ SHAME 18 – 25 ashame ☓ ABASE*, ABASH*, ABEAM*, AMAHS*, BEAMS*, BEMAS*, HAMES*, SAMBA* 41
7 JDUELGTAV VALUED 24 – 25 JUDGE/GAVEL VAULTED*, VULGATE* 48
8 100 1 2 7 2 3 → 667 24 – 25

CV: 667 = (100 − 2 − 3) × 7 + 2

58
9 REPORTYIP property ☓
(19.5 seconds)
24 – 25 priority ☓
(3.5 seconds)
PROPRIETY 68
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