Episode 90

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Episode 90 was broadcast on 4 October 1983, as part of Series 3.

Allan Simmons played George France, with Allan Simmons winning 47 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was William Rushton, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Allan Simmons Score George France Others Max.
1 SROIFUANB FIBROUS 7 – 0 ? INSOFAR* 7
2 TGIOBYELI betoil ☓ 7 – 5 BIGOT GOBLET*, OBLIGE* 13
3 CIMEUSNPO POUNCES 14 – 5 ? CONSUME*, INCOMES*, MESONIC*, PUMICES* 20
4 25 50 9 2 3 8 → 161 161
?
24 – 15 161
?

Best: 161 = 50 × 3 + 9 + 2

30
5 SJALGIETU LIGATES 31 – 15 ? AGILEST*, UGLIEST* 37
6 FOTADIVEO ? 31 – 21 FOOTED DATIVE*, FOETID*, IODATE* 43
7 PTUAHTEGO TAUGHT 37 – 27 TAUGHT POTTAGE* 50
8 75 50 3 4 1 10 → 320 320
?
47 – 27 ?

Best: 320 = 75 × 4 + (3 − 1) × 10

60
9 SCOILEELB 47 – 37 BELLICOSE
(6 seconds)
70
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