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Episode 281

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Episode 281 was broadcast on 12 March 1985, as part of Series 6.

Clive Freedman played Neil Wilkins, with Clive Freedman winning 64 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Clive Freedman Score Neil Wilkins Others Max.
1 STJINUEKZ JUNKETS 7 – 0 SKINT JUNKIES 7
2 CIEOGNAPC COINAGE 14 – 0 PACING COCAINE*, OCEANIC*, PAEONIC* 14
3 SALGTEELR LARGEST 21 – 7 LARGEST ALLEGES*, EAGLETS*, LEGATES*, REGALES*, REGLETS*, RELATES*, RETELLS*, STEALER*, STELLAR*, TELLERS* 21
4 50 7 3 9 3 5 → 385 385
7 × 50 + 9 × 3 + 3 + 5
31 – 7 384


31
5 MAPGOSEAL SAMPLE 37 – 13 SAMPLE AGAPES*, ASLOPE*, GALEAS*, GALOPS*, GLEAMS*, GOLEMS*, GOSPEL*, MAPLES, OMEGAS*, PLAGES*, PLASMA* 37
6 TDSOEWINF FONDEST 44 – 13 newest ☓ DOWNIEST 45
7 DNXAEMNUG MANNED 44 – 20 UNNAMED DUNNAGE*, MUNDANE 52
8 75 25 5 8 4 7 → 637 637
8 × 75 + 25 + 5 + 7
54 – 30 637
(75 + 5) × 8 − 7 + 4


62
9 NNSSBDEIL BLINDNESS
(5.75 seconds)
64 – 30
(5 seconds)
72
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