Episode 271

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Episode 271 was broadcast on 26 February 1985, as part of Series 6.

Helen Grayson played Malcolm McMaster, with Helen Grayson winning 69 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Junkin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Like Episode 262, the letters in this game's conundrum scramble were presented in alphabetical order.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Helen Grayson Score Malcolm McMaster Others Max.
1 EOINTSNDG DENOTING 8 – 8 DENOTING 8
2 OLXUNVOUI LION 12 – 12 LOIN OVOLI* 13
3 AOETMNTYN TENANT 18 – 12 MEATY ANTONYM*, MONTANE*, TOMENTA* 20
4 75 3 3 4 9 6 → 703 703
(75 + 3) × 9 + 4 − 3
28 – 22 703
75 × 9 + (3 ÷ 3 + 6) × 4


30
5 AETHJIGSO HOSTAGE 35 – 22 HEATS GOATISH* 37
6 IOETNVSNO INVENTS 42 – 22 INVEST INTONES*, NOTIONS, TENSION*, VENISON 44
7 DREIGBDUT BRIDGED 49 – 29 BRIDGED BRUITED*, TRUDGED* 51
8 75 4 1 8 2 2 → 296 296
75 × 4 − 2 − 2
59 – 39 296
75 × 4 − 2 − 2


61
9 AABDDNNST BANDSTAND
(3.75 seconds)
69 – 39 71
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