Episode 287

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Episode 287 was broadcast on 20 March 1985, and was the second semi-final of Series 6.

Adam Gilinsky played Darryl Francis, with Darryl Francis winning 72 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

This episode was not broadcast until 6pm due to more live coverage of the House of Lords.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Adam Gilinksy Score Darryl Francis Others Max.
1 UFNOETCUB ONCE 0 – 5 COUNT CONFUTE* 7
2 NTGOAESNA TANGOES 0 – 13 TONNAGES 15
3 GPOEVSZNI POSING 0 – 20 PIGEONS 22
4 75 7 9 5 6 1 → 428 428
6 × 75 − 7 − 9 − 5 − 1
10 – 30 428
6 × 75 − 7 − 9 − 5 − 1


32
5 TRSOIIETL resoil ☓ 10 – 38 TRIOLETS 40
6 NAEGDJIEW WEEDING 17 – 45 WEEDING WINDAGE* 47
7 KCLOEDUSY SUCKLED 24 – 52 SUCKLED 54
8 75 7 9 1 8 9 → 170 170
75 + 9 × 9 + 7 + 8 − 1
34 – 62 170
(9 + 8) × (9 + 1)


64
9 NICEOUTXE 34 – 72 EXECUTION
(1.75 seconds)
74
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