Episode 75

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Episode 75 was broadcast on 27 June 1983, and was the second quarter-final of Series 2.

Peter Finley played Norma Nicholson, with Norma Nicholson winning 49 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Lesley Burnett.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Finley Score Norma Nicholson Others Max.
1 MEYRJULTS MYRTLES 7 – 0 ? 7
2 LONCIYALE ? 7 – 6 6 CLEANLY* 14
3 VUHESDIFD 6 13 – 12 6 DISHED*, DUDISH*, FISHED* 20
4 25 100 2 8 3 4 → 654 ?
?
20 – 12 ?

Best: 654 = (8 × 3 + 2) × 25 + 4

30
5 GPUEPXOGB GOUGE 25 – 17 GOUGE 35
6 SISQKENWB 6 31 – 23 6 SEWINS*, SINEWS*, SKEINS*, SWINES* 41
7 RUSMINSEL 6 37 – 29 6 MISRULES* 49
8 50 25 6 8 2 1 → 117 ? 37 – 39 117
?

Best: 117 = 25 × (6 − 1) − 8

59
9 MROPSEIVI 37 – 49 IMPROVISE
(4 seconds)
69
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