Episode 284

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Episode 284 was broadcast on 15 March 1985, and was the third quarter-final of Series 6.

Adam Gilinsky played Laurie Silver, with Adam Gilinsky winning 34 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Adam Gilinsky Score Laurie Silver Others Max.
1 NLOTEASGE TANGLES 7 – 0 ANGLES ELONGATES 18
2 RLZEOESTN RELENTS 14 – 0 roster ☓ SELTZER* 25
3 KEJSUOEWD JOKED 19 – 5 SEWED SKEWED 31
4 25 100 4 2 1 6 → 842 832 19 – 10 848
((25 − 1) ÷ 4 + 100) × (6 + 2)

CV: 842 = ((100 − 1) × 4 + 25) × 2

41
5 NLFAEITCA fatale ☓ 19 – 17 FANATIC FALCATE*, FANTAIL*, INFLATE*, INFLECT* 48
6 PEANECGOV PECAN 24 – 22 PENCE PEONAGE 55
7 NTNIASEGB BINGES 24 – 30 BEATINGS ABSENTING* 73
8 25 10 4 8 4 5 → 530 530
(8 + 4 + 10) × 25 − 5 × 4
34 – 30 540


83
9 GGIINFRVO 34 – 30 FORGIVING 93
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