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Episode 146

From Countdown

Episode 146 was broadcast on 24 April 1984, as part of Series 4.

Sydney Price played Graham Paxton, with the game ending in a 36-all draw. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sydney Price Score Graham Paxton Others Max.
1 EOLGESTIS EGOISTS 7 – 0 STILES EGOTISES, ELEGISTS 8
2 EONARWBID BROWNED 14 – 0 ONWARD DEBONAIR* 16
3 EUGSRIEWL guilers ☓ 14 – 6 GRILSE LEISURE* 23
4 50 4 9 2 8 1 → 799 800 14 – 16 799
8 × 2 × 50 − 1


33
5 JPESIBAYM JAPES 19 – 16 JAMS EMBAYS* 39
6 SOIGBDEEL BOILED 19 – 23 OBLIGES OBELISED*, OBLIGEES 47
7 TNUHUOTRI TROUT 19 – 29 UNHURT UNTRUTH 54
8 75 10 4 10 9 6 → 237 235
(9 − 6) × 75 + 10
26 – 36 235
(9 − 6) × 75 + 10

CV: 237 = (75 − 10 − 6) × 4 + 1

64
9 TDAETGIUR GRATITUDE
(11.25 seconds)
36 – 36 74