Episode 258

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Episode 258 was broadcast on 7 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

Robert Healan played Malcolm Erridge, with Robert Healan winning 47 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Liz Fraser, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Healan Score Malcolm Erridge Others Max.
1 OIWTDGADE dodgie ☓ 0 – 6 WAITED GODETIA, TOADIED* 7
2 AEGVUXOTR VAGUER 6 – 12 VAGUER OUTRAGE, OVERTAX* 14
3 DYVYEIOLH OLIVE 11 – 17 OLIVE DEVIL, DOILY*, HIVED*, HOLED*, HOLEY*, HOVEL*, HYOID*, LIVED*, LOVED*, LOVEY*, OILED*, OLDIE*, VIDEO*, VOILE*, YIELD*, YODEL* 19
4 50 1 5 9 9 10 → 147 147
(50 − (10 − 9)) × (9 − 5 − 1)
21 – 17


29
5 VIONNUETD TINNED 27 – 23 TINNED INTONED 36
6 MGSEUESON GUESS 32 – 28 MUSES NEGUSES* 43
7 GMIESTEOT TIMES 37 – 33 MOIST EGOTISE*, EGOTISM*, EGOTIST* 50
8 25 9 7 4 10 9 → 165 165
7 × 25 − 10
47 – 43 165
7 × 25 − 10


60
9 SURFEITSL 47 – 43 FRUITLESS 70
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