Episode 282

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Episode 282 was broadcast on 13 March 1985, and was the first quarter-final of Series 6.

Helen Grayson played Peter Hillman, with Helen Grayson winning 54 – 18. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Helen Grayson Score Peter Hillman Others Max.
1 AOUONTSNV VAUNTS 6 – 0 NOUNS 6
2 MVRHAEIUW WAIVER 12 – 0 WAVER HUMERI*, WAVIER 12
3 EIELBGYSC BELIES 18 – 6 BILGES BEIGES*, GLEBES, LIEGES* 18
4 25 4 5 2 2 6 → 830 845 18 – 6 808

CV: 830 = (25 × 6 + 2 × 2 × 4) × 5

28
5 RGBDAEAOE BADGER 24 – 12 BADGER ABOARD*, ABRADE*, ABROAD, AEROBE*, AGREED*, BARGED, BARGEE*, BODEGA*, BODGER*, BORAGE*, DRAGEE*, GARBED, GEARED* 34
6 OIESRLVQN VERSION 31 – 12 LOVERS SILVERN 41
7 BDTCIOEOP COPIED 37 – 18 COOPED COOPTED 48
8 100 10 7 4 10 3 → 479 480
4 × 100 + 7 × 10 + 10
44 – 18 480 ☓

CV: 479 = 4 × 10 × 10 + 100 − 3 × 7

58
9 ISABOUTMI AMBITIOUS
(2.75 seconds)
54 – 18 68
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