Episode 76

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Episode 76 was broadcast on 28 June 1983, and was the third quarter-final of Series 2.

Ivy Baird played Maurice Packman, with Maurice Packman winning 57 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kenneth Williams, and the lexicographer was Lesley Burnett.

N.B. The contestants’ offered words in Rounds 6 and 7 may be transposed.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ivy Baird Score Maurice Packman Others Max.
1 IFOSUEXSM MISUSE 6 – 0 ? MOUSES*, MOUSSE*, SEXISM* 6
2 FGDIOIENC ? 6 – 6 CODING CONFIDE* 13
3 OGGTIINGA GATING 6 – 13 TAGGING TOGGING* 20
4 50 8 3 7 9 10 → 750 750
?
16 – 23 750
?

Best: 750 = (7 + 8) × 50

30
5 VUEULBWEN BLUE 20 – 27 BLUE VENULE* 36
6 ASTOTVEHS STATES 26 – 33 SHOVES VASTEST* 43
7 OIAJLKDAO JAIL 30 – 37 LOOK KOALA 48
8 25 3 4 10 1 9 → 835 ? 30 – 47 835
?

Best: 835 = (9 × 4 − 3) × 25 + 10

58
9 BIYCANOTS 30 – 57 OBSTINACY
(4.5 seconds)
68
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