Episode 256

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Episode 256 was broadcast on 5 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

Robert Healan played Adam Gilinsky, with Robert Healan winning 38 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

NOTE: Robert's declaration of FORGONE in Round 5 was in fact valid, so the final score should have been 45 – 30.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Healan Score Adam Gilinsky Others Max.
1 FGEASNEAT FASTEN 6 – 6 AGENTS AGNATES*, NEGATES 7
2 YSGUOHEUP HOUSEY 12 – 6 HOPES 13
3 JNIMPIOSI SPIN 12 – 11 PIONS IMPIS*, JOINS*, MINIS* 18
4 100 5 5 10 9 7 → 322 319
(10 − 7) × 100 + 5 + 5 + 9
19 – 18 325
(10 + 7) × 5 × 5 − 100

CV: 322 = (100 + 9) × (10 − 7) − 5

28
5 EONGFORGE forgone ☓ 19 – 18 freon ☓ FOREGONE 36
6 AGVOLKEXE GLOVE 24 – 23 GLOVE LOVAGE 42
7 USARZIESB BRASSIE 31 – 23 BRASS ABUSERS*, BRAISES*, BRUISES*, SAURIES* 49
8 100 7 7 10 5 8 → 641 642
(100 − 10) × 7 + 7 + 5
38 – 30 642
7 × 100 − 5 × 10 − 8

CV: 641 = (100 − 7) × 7 − 10

59
9 NNCCEEOTD concreted ☓
(4 seconds)
38 – 30 contenence ☓
(24.5 seconds)
CONNECTED 69
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