Episode 255

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Episode 255 was broadcast on 4 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

Paola Fabrizi played Adam Gilinsky, with Adam Gilinsky winning 45 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paola Fabrizi Score Adam Gilinsky Others Max.
1 SGTHIAAVN THINGS 6 – 6 THINGS AGAINST*, HASTING*, SHAVING, STAVING, VAGINAS* 7
2 SNAOZRESX REASONS 13 – 6 SEASON 14
3 SDGCIEIKT DIGEST 19 – 6 TICKS DICKIEST 22
4 50 75 4 5 6 7 → 956 958
5 × 4 × 50 − 7 × 6
26 – 6 967

CV: 956 = (7 + 5) × 75 + 50 + 6

32
5 LMOEOTPIL PILOT 26 – 12 POLITE LIMPET*, MILLET, MOTILE*, OOLITE*, POMELO* 38
6 RVNCEEESH SCREEN 26 – 19 VENEERS 45
7 OITNOYCMU MOTION 32 – 25 MOTION COMITY*, COUNTY, MUONIC*, MUTINY, MYOTIC*, TYCOON* 51
8 100 10 1 4 6 8 → 741 740 32 – 35 741
8 × 100 − 6 × 10 + 1


61
9 EORDDBIFN 32 – 45 FORBIDDEN
(3.75 seconds)
71
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