Episode 286

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Episode 286 was broadcast on 19 March 1985, and was the first semi-final of Series 6.

Olivia Lloyd played Helen Grayson, with Olivia Lloyd winning 59 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection OIivia Lloyd Score Helen Grayson Others Max.
1 EUELHCDBI BELIED 6 – 6 EDIBLE EDUCIBLE 8
2 AEOGDRWHM WARMED 12 – 12 WORMED HOMEWARD* 16
3 EAIRVGTSB BRAVEST 19 – 19 BAITERS VIBRATES, VIRGATES* 24
4 25 10 3 3 7 10 → 380 392 19 – 29 380
(25 + 10 + 3) × 10


34
5 EAETGVMFT GAMETE 25 – 35 METAGE 40
6 IUIODYNPC IDIOCY 31 – 35 COPY DUPION*, PIONIC* 46
7 IOETLNLDU OUTLINED 39 – 43 UNTILLED 54
8 75 100 10 6 5 1 → 150 150
5 × 10 + 100
49 – 53 150
100 + 75 − (10 − 6 + 1) × 5


64
9 HITSGNOME SOMETHING
(5.75 seconds)
59 – 53 74
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