Episode 31

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Episode 31 was broadcast on 12 April 1983, as part of Series 2.

Sheila Mann played David Myerscough, with Sheila Mann winning 52 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kenneth Williams.

Round 2, the first recorded instance of a 9 letter word being achievable from the letter selection, was immediately followed by a Round 3 in which the longest possible word was just 4 letters, the lowest on record at the time, and still one of the lowest today.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sheila Mann Score David Myerscough Others Max.
1 PESISEYTA  ? ? – ?  ? EASIEST*, PASTIES*, PATSIES*, PESETAS* 7
2 NITOSEDMO  ? ? – ?  ? DEMOTIONS* 17
3 YGESUYOZC  ? ? – ?  ? COGS*, COSY*, CUES*, EGOS*, GOES*, GOYS*, GUYS*, OYES*, OYEZ*, SYCE* 21
4 50 4 1 2 3 1 → 900  ?  ? – ? ?

Best: 900 = (4 + 2) × 3 × 50

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5 JUSROYAGU  ? ? – ?  ? ARGOSY*, AUGURS*, AUGURY*, SUGARY* 37
6 GEMUGEGAT  ? ? – ?  ? GAMETE*, METAGE* 43
7 VITERENIL  ? ? – ?  ? LENITIVE* 51
8 2 75 100 4 9 9 → 983  ? ? – ? ?

Best: 983 = 9 × 100 + 75 + 4 × 2

61
9 ITAELECLS ? 52 – 50 ? CELESTIAL 71
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