Episode 283

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Episode 283 was broadcast on 14 March 1985, and was the second quarter-final of Series 6.

Neil Wilkins played Darryl Francis, with Darryl Francis winning 56 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Neil Wilkins Score Darryl Francis Others Max.
1 TBESTXIVS BESTS 0 – 6 TESTIS EXISTS, SIXTES* 6
2 PSGIEJGON JINGOES 7 – 6 POSING PIGEONS 13
3 AIODBYATH BODY 7 – 11 BOTHY ADYTA*, BIOTA*, DHOBI*, DHOTI*, HABIT*, HYOID*, TOADY*, TODAY* 18
4 50 25 4 1 6 8 → 302 302
(50 + 25) × 4 + 8 − 6
17 – 21 302
50 × 6 + 8 ÷ 4


28
5 TGVFEAETM MEAT 21 – 25 FAME GAMETE, METAGE* 34
6 UIEAGPSNX PAUSING 28 – 32 GUINEAS 41
7 MDLIAIBGE BLAMED 28 – 39 GAMBLED ALIBIED* 48
8 25 1 2 2 7 10 → 447 448
(10 + 7 + 1) × 25 − 2
35 – 46 448
(10 + 7 + 1) × 25 − 2

CV: 447 = (25 − 1 − 2) × 2 × 10 + 7

58
9 PUTASARAP 35 – 56 APPARATUS
(3.5 seconds)
68
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