Episode 259

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Episode 259 was broadcast on 8 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

David Cornwell played Robert Healan, with David Cornwell winning 53 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Liz Fraser, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Cornwell Score Robert Healan Others Max.
1 NCLCPTEIC INEPT 5 – 0 CLIENT*, INCEPT*, PECTIC*, PECTIN*, PENCIL, PINTLE* 6
2 OEAWRHDOD HOARDED 12 – 7 HOARDED HARDWOOD, HAREWOOD*, HEADWORD* 14
3 FJPUAHNIM PAIN 16 – 11 PAIN HAFNIUM* 21
4 100 7 9 6 6 8 → 884 884
(100 + 9) × 8 + 6 + 6
26 – 21 884
9 × 100 − 7 − 8 − 1


31
5 GAEFFROEG GAFFER 32 – 27 GAFFER FORAGE*, GOFFER*, REGGAE* 37
6 LDTEWABME METABLE 39 – 34 BLEATED BELATED*, BELDAME 44
7 QIIEAHSGE SAGE 43 – 34 highs ☓ GEISHA 50
8 100 5 6 3 10 3 → 465 465
(100 − 6 − 3 ÷ 3) × 5
53 – 34 466


60
9 MADCREEPS 53 – 34 SCAMPERED 70
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