Episode 277

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Episode 277 was broadcast on 6 March 1985, as part of Series 6.

Peter Hillman played Valerie Johnstone, with Peter Hillman winning 50 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Hillman Score Valerie Johnstone Others Max.
1 XNMOISETU MINUTES 7 – 7 MOISTEN MINUETS*, TIMEOUS* 7
2 YBEWIGSAN BAYINGS 14 – 14 SWAYING ANYWISE* 14
3 GIUFATNVD FAINT 14 – 20 DATING FADING 20
4 75 5 3 2 9 7 → 586 586
(5 + 3) × 75 − 7 × 2
24 – 20 584


30
5 FDEITHETB TITHED 30 – 26 FITTED BEFITTED 38
6 YSGEOENJA JEANS 30 – 32 ENJOYS NOSEGAY* 45
7 NXTEUSEGS TUNES 30 – 38 GUESTS NEGUSES*, NEXUSES*, UNSEXES* 52
8 75 5 7 3 6 8 → 632 632
8 × 75 + 7 × 3 + 6 + 5
40 – 48 632
8 × 75 + 5 × 7 − 3


62
9 aadempttu* AMPUTATED
(4.5 seconds)
50 – 48 72
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