Episode 89

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Episode 89 was broadcast on 3 October 1983, as part of Series 3.

Allan Simmons played Ted Wiles, with Allan Simmons winning 41 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was William Rushton, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

NOTE: The contestant's declarations in Round 5 may have been transposed.

Round 7 of this game is the first recorded instance where both contestants had their words disallowed, and therefore scored zero points on a letters round.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Allan Simmons Score Ted Wiles Others Max.
1 LOYSCEMBG COBLES 6 – 6 6 BOGEYS*, BOGLES*, COLEYS*, COMBES*, COMELY*, CYMOSE*, GLOBES*, GOLEMS*, SYMBOL* 6
2 GAVUNAROE vargueno ☓ 6 – 12 6 ANGORA*, GOVERN*, GRAVEN*, ONAGER*, ORANGE*, RAVAGE*, VAGUER* 12
3 TETAVEDIF DEVIATE 13 – 12 DEFEAT 19
4 2 5 3 1 9 75 → 356 ? 13 – 22 356
?

Best: 356 = (75 − 2) × 5 − 9

29
5 PITHERGTC TIGHTER 20 – 29 PITCHER 36
6 QDIKAULZI LIQUID 26 – 35 LIQUID 42
7 TOFRESBNN sorbent ☓ 26 – 35 enfrost ☓ BONNETS 49
8 50 25 6 1 7 3 → 719 ?
?
31 – 35 ?

Best: 719 = 50 × 7 × (3 − 1) + 25 − 6

59
9 RIEEYCTLB CELEBRITY
(21 seconds)
41 – 35 69
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