Episode 87

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Episode 87 was broadcast on 28 September 1983, as part of Series 3.

Jackie Nathan played Harry Venet, with Jackie Nathan winning 46 – 45. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jackie Nathan Score Harry Venet Others Max.
1 RTAENCOVG 6 6 – 0  ? COGNATE*, CONVERT*, OVERACT* 7
2 EODBSIARS 6 12 – 0  ? DISROBES* 15
3 VTIOMDEIG  ? 12 – 6 6 VOMITED* 22
4 25 10 6 4 6 1 → 955 ? 17 – 6 ?

Best: 955 = (25 × 6 + 10) × 6 − 4 − 1

32
5 EOTSMETWI MOTETS 23 – 12 TOTEMS EMOTES*, MOTTES*, SOMITE*, TWEEST*, TWEETS*, TWITES* 38
6 LYFEINXEC 6 29 – 18 6 FELINE, FINELY*, NICELY*, XYLENE* 44
7 UDNOCDPED POUNDED 36 – 25 POUNCED  ? 51
8 100 1 2 6 1 6 → 406 406
?
46 – 35 406
?

Best: 406 = (2 + 1 + 1) × 100 + 6

61
9 PENNTIIIC 46 – 45 INCIPIENT
(? seconds)
71
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