Episode 70

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Episode 70 was broadcast on 17 June 1983, and was the fifth qualifying preliminary of Series 2.

Ivy Baird played Michael Firth, with Ivy Baird winning 40 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ivy Baird Score Michael Firth Others Max.
1 YEIESGXIN  ? ? – ?  ? EYEING*, GENIES*, NIXIES*, SEEING*, SEXING* 6
2 LTSTFAOIT  ? ? – ?  ? FLOATS*, TOTALS* 12
3 SOFMIPESO  ? ? – ?  ? IMPOSES* 19
4 100 5 4 6 7 2 → 407  ?  ? – ? ?

Best: 407 = 4 x 100 + 7

29
5 BCBZAEHGU  ? 34 – 16  ? GAUCHE* 35
6 LYEANRUEV 6 40 – 16  ? REVALUE*, UNRAVEL* 42
7 TDIUPORAD  ? 40 – 22 TORPID AUDITOR*, PAROTID* 49
8 100 5 1 7 10 8 → 314  ? 40 – 29 ?

Best: 314 = (10 - 7) x 100 + 8 + 5 + 1

59
9 IWORRUFNG 40 – 39 FURROWING
(4 seconds)
69
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