Episode 85

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Episode 85 was broadcast on 26 September 1983, as part of Series 3.

Ron Hendra played Harry Venet, with Harry Venet winning 42 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ron Hendra Score Harry Venet Others Max.
1 NTEWAEXNB  ? 0 – 5 5 ANNEXE*, BEATEN*, NEATEN* 6
2 UTSALETRI TURTLES 7 – 12 SLITTER ALTRUIST*, LUSTRATE*, ULTRAIST* 14
3 YPCAIOHCI 7 12 – 12  ? COACH*, POACH* 19
4 25 7 4 9 6 5 → 394 394
?
22 – 22 394
?

Best: 394 = 25 × (9 + 7) − 6

29
5 EHDLIUZBE 5 27 – 22  ? BEHELD*, BELIED*, EDIBLE* 35
6 IUQSNOEEO EQUINE 33 – 28 EQUINE QUEENS*, QUOINS*, SEQUIN* 41
7 IASGEIRFB BRIEFS 33 – 35 FAIRIES 48
8 5 1 6 6 9 25 → 167 ? 40 – 42 ?

Best: 167 = 25 × (6 + 1) − 9 + 6 − 5

58
9 NOOTSICER 40 – 42 CORTISONE 68
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