Episode 278

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Episode 278 was broadcast on 7 March 1985, as part of Series 6.

Peter Hillman played Muriel Ainslie, with Peter Hillman winning 52 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Hillman Score Muriel Ainslie Others Max.
1 LTDAEISGP DETAILS 7 – 0 SLATED AGISTED*, DILATES, LIGATED*, LIGATES*, PALSIED*, PIGLETS, PLAITED*, PLASTID*, SILAGED*, STAPLED*, TALIPES* 7
2 MTLOOURAG GROOM 7 – 7 GLAMOUR 14
3 LPCIEEGSN PEELINGS 15 – 15 SLEEPING 22
4 25 1 7 10 5 3 → 800 800
(5 × 7 − 3) × 25
25 – 25 800
(5 × 7 − 3) × 25


32
5 NCKOAZIJE JOIN 29 – 29 ZINC AZOIC*, CANOE, COZEN*, KANJI*, KOINE*, OAKEN*, OCEAN*, ZINCO* 37
6 STRIOQULV QUILTS 35 – 35 QUOITS LIQUORS 44
7 DSAECNIEB ENCASED 42 – 35 scened ☓ ABSENCE*, ANISEED, BANDIES*, BEANIES*, CABINED*, CANDIES, INCASED* 51
8 75 3 9 5 3 4 → 213 213
3 × 75 − 9 − 3
52 – 35 214


61
9 LEADDIETS 52 – 45 DEADLIEST
(7.5 seconds)
71
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