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Episode 148

From Countdown

Episode 148 was broadcast on 26 April 1984, as part of Series 4.

Sydney Price played Liam Johnstone, with Sydney Price winning 57 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sydney Price Score Liam Johnstone Others Max.
1 GDOISTEOD STOOGED 7 – 0 GOOSED DODGIEST 8
2 BSQZAIUKY SQUIB 12 – 5 SQUIB QUAKY*, QUAYS*, SQUAB* 13
3 IUNSBOALN BOILS 17 – 10 BONUS ALBINOS*, BUNIONS 20
4 75 6 2 9 2 4 → 845 847
(9 + 2) × 75 + 6 × 4 − 2
24 – 17 847
(9 + 2) × 75 + 6 × 4 − 2

CV: 845 = (2 + 9) × (75 + 2) − 2

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5 TNLGEIDSL TINGLED 31 – 24 SINGLET DENTILS*, DINGLES*, GLINTED, LENTILS*, LINTELS*, SELLING*, SINGLED*, STILLED, TELLING*, TINGLES 37
6 OITBAISBM 4 not asked 31 – 30 TAOISM BOMBAST* 44
7 YTRHNTEIA TREATY 37 – 36 THREAT NATTIER*, NITRATE, TERTIAN* 51
8 100 7 10 9 4 6 → 394 394
4 × 100 − 6
47 – 46 394
4 × 100 − 6


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9 SPALOOPSR PROPOSALS
(5.5 seconds)
57 – 46 71