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Episode 163

From Countdown

Episode 163 was broadcast on 23 May 1984, as part of Series 4.

Ralph Strocchi played Colin Woollard, with Colin Woollard winning 53 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Julia Swannell.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ralph Strocchi Score Colin Woollard Others Max.
1 LTRSEUIGA LUSTRE 6 – 6 GLARES LIGATURES* 18
2 NBOIVANWO BOON 10 – 10 VAIN ANION*, ONION* 23
3 EAIBCDBEH BEACHED 17 – 10 ABIDE 30
4 25 75 8 9 3 8 → 128 126 17 – 20 128
(8 − 3) × 25 + 3


40
5 TSSOEDINU TOSSED 23 – 26 TOSSED OUTSIDES, SOUNDEST 48
6 SGRLBEOIU BOILERS 30 – 33 BUGLERS OBLIGERS* 56
7 TFNEALIKS FINALES 37 – 33 FLINTS FLAKIEST*, INFLATES, LANKIEST 64
8 50 10 3 8 6 1 → 774 37 – 43 774
(10 + 6 − 1) × 50 + 3 × 8


74
9 UNTOMARAP 37 – 53 PARAMOUNT
(2.5 seconds)
84