Episode 28

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Episode 28 was broadcast on 5 April 1983, as part of Series 2.

Jane McLeman played Hugh Fraser, with Hugh Fraser winning 42 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kenneth Williams, the lexicographer was Joyce Hawkins, and the arithmetician was Carol Vorderman.

Of the 38 preliminary matches in Series 2, this is the only one in which neither contestant went on to enter the series finals.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jane McLeman Score Hugh Fraser Others Max.
1 NULGITUEN TUNING 0 – 7 UNGUENT ELUTING* 7
2 FRITERCEM FIERCER 7 – 7 6 FERRITE*, RECITER*, TRIREME* 14
3 KANPOERYU POKER 12 – 12 PRANK YOUNKER* 21
4 50 1 6 10 9 2 → 566 566
(9 + 2) × 50 + 10 + 6
22 – 12 557


31
5 DGATEPENI PAINTED 29 – 19 PAINTED NEGATED* 38
6 AEHQICGUR QUICHE 35 – 25 CHARGE ACQUIRE* 45
7 YTAGOMEGO MEATY 35 – 32 MAGGOTY 52
8 50 9 8 10 9 1 → 687 639
(10 + 1) × 50 + 9 × 9 + 8
40 – 32 649 ☓

CV: 687 = (50 + 9 + 9) × 10 + 8 − 1

62
9 ICGNUPOCY 40 – 42 OCCUPYING
(7.5 seconds)
72


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