Episode 274

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Episode 274 was broadcast on 1 March 1985, as part of Series 6.

Linda Maddock played Alan Henrickson, with Alan Henrickson winning 49 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Linda Maddock Score Alan Henrickson Others Max.
1 BIGENUTSP BUSTING 7 – 7 BUSTING BESTING*, PIGNUTS*, STUPING*, PUNIEST* 7
2 VEYASDOYG DOVES 12 – 12 SAVED VOYAGED, VOYAGES 14
3 HONXUTEJN TONNE 17 – 12 TUNE JUNTO*, NONET*, TENON, XENON* 19
4 100 9 3 10 7 4 → 879 879
9 × 100 − 3 × 7
27 – 22 879
9 × 100 − 3 × 7


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5 GISIOISAN GAINS 32 – 27 SINGS ASSING, ASSIGN*, GNOSIS*, NGAIOS* 35
6 GETOMIZLL MILLET 38 – 33 MILLET GIMLET, MOTILE* 41
7 SGEIPDCAG SAGGED 44 – 39 SPACED APICES*, CADGES, CAPSID*, GASPED*, PIGGED*, SPICED 47
8 100 4 6 5 6 10 → 687 674 44 – 39

CV: 687 = (100 + 10 + 6) × 6 − 5 − 4

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9 OAIGPNPVR 44 – 49 APPROVING
(18.25 seconds)
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