Episode 39

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Episode 39 was broadcast on 26 April 1983, as part of Series 2.

Catherine Byfield played Maurice Packman, with Maurice Packman winning 47 – 14. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kenneth Williams.

Round 8 of this game is the first recorded instance of a numbers game with a 3 large selection. At this time, every selection had been chosen except for four large numbers, which did not happen until Episode 954!

Rounds

Rnd Selection Catherine Byfield Score Maurice Packman Others Max.
1 ROOGPCLIN  ? ? – ?  ? COOLING*, COOPING*, LOOPING*, ORCINOL*, POOLING*, PROLONG* 7
2 BESGANOSG  ? ? – ?  ? NOSEBAGS* 15
3 EIYNYURLN  ? ? – ?  ? INNERLY* 22
4 25 6 9 8 2 4 → 348  ?  ? – ? ?

Best: 348 = (8 + 6) × 25 + 4 × 2

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5 ITYOENYTR  ? ? – ?  ? TRITONE* 39
6 FOEEHFKIY  ? ? – ?  ? KEFFIYEH* 47
7 COTNEBYOA  ? ? – ?  ? BAYONET* 54
8 5 5 2 75 25 100 → 790  ? 14 – 37 ?

Best: 790 = (100 × 5 − 75 − 25 − 5) × 2

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9 GGUPEDAOE 14 – 47 PEDAGOGUE
(? seconds)
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