Episode 81

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Episode 81 was broadcast on 19 September 1983, as part of Series 3.

Harry Venet played David Drake-Brockman, with Harry Venet winning 36 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

NOTE: At least one contestant offered KINDLE in Round 7.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Harry Venet Score David Drake-Brockman Others Max.
1 ANRIEQPLE  ? ? – ?  ? PERINEAL* 8
2 TBEEYLISI  ? ? – ?  ? BELIES*, ELITES*, SLEETY*, STEELY* 14
3 UOZWNIGNO  ? ? – ?  ? OOZING*, OWNING*, WOOING*, ZONING* 20
4 100 25 7 10 4 5 → 565 ? ? – ? ?

Best: 565 = 5 × 100 + 4 × 10 + 25

30
5 NTOOEXNEB  ? ? – ?  ? BONNET*, BOOTEE* 36
6 AETBTATIB  ? ? – ?  ? ABATE* 41
7 DJEINVAKL  ? ? – ?  ? JAVELIN* 48
8 25 5 7 6 9 7 → 558 ? 36 – 26 ?

Best: 558 = (6 × 5 + 7 + 25) × 9

58
9 YPANCLIFP 36 – 26 FLIPPANCY 68
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