Episode 88

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Episode 88 was broadcast on 29 September 1983, as part of Series 3.

Jackie Nathan played Ted Wiles, with Ted Wiles winning 55 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jackie Nathan Score Ted Wiles Others Max.
1 NNGIOANGJ  ? ? – ?  ? NOGGIN* 6
2 KLEGISBNW  ? ? – ?  ? SKEWING*, SLEWING*, SWINGLE*, WINKLES* 13
3 TYNEIRANS  ? ? – ?  ? TYRANNIES*, TYRANNISE* 31
4 100 1 5 2 8 10 → 616 ? 18 – 23 ?

Best: 616 = (5 + 1) × 100 + 8 × 2

41
5 HECTUPCIH  ? ? – ?  ? HECTIC*, HICCUP*, PECTIC* 47
6 BLAEDZOFS  ? ? – ?  ? ALBEDOS* 54
7 QICNSELUS  ? ? – ?  ? CINQUES*, CLIQUES*, INCUSES*, QUINCES*, SEQUINS*, SILENUS*, SLUICES* 61
8 50 10 3 1 9 4 → 239 ? 47 – 45 ?

Best: 239 = (9 − 4) × 50 − 10 − 1

71
9 CIEEVUXET 47 – 55 EXECUTIVE
(? seconds)
81
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