Episode 77

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Episode 77 was broadcast on 29 June 1983, and was the fourth quarter-final of Series 2.

Ash Haji played Philip Nelkon, with Ash Haji winning 68 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Lesley Burnett.

N.B. The contestants’ offered words in Round 2 may be transposed.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ash Haji Score Philip Nelkon Others Max.
1 FOISMFEUN MUFFINS 7 – 0 ? EFFUSION* 8
2 WEGISAVJO WAIVES 13 – 6 VISAGE JIGSAW*, OGIVES* 14
3 ALOUKDEAB DOUBLE 13 – 13 BAULKED 21
4 25 75 7 10 6 2 → 981 ?
?
20 – 13 ?

Best: 981 = (25 − 10 − 2) × 75 + 6

31
5 VOILOTSEA VIOLATES 28 – 21 VIOLATES 39
6 HEUTIHLEN UNTIL 33 – 21 lutein ☓ ELUENT*, THEINE* 45
7 SREIBTEEZ BREEZIEST 51 – 39 BREEZIEST 63
8 50 2 9 7 3 8 → 923 921
?
58 – 39 ?

Best: 923 = (50 × 9 + 8) × 2 + 7

73
9 AANINTROC CARNATION
(9.5 seconds)
68 – 39 83
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