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Episode 228

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Episode 228 was broadcast on 13 December 1984, and was the first quarter-final of Series 5.

John Wallace played Robert Violett, with Robert Violett winning 67 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Yvonne Warburton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Wallace Score Robert Violett Others Max.
1 LASLAJESH SHELLS 6 – 6 HASSLE LASHES 6
2 GEFOCITON FOOTING 13 – 13 FOOTING 13
3 MELANTAGI MELTING 13 – 21 LAMINATE ALGINATE, LIGAMENT* 21
4 50 5 2 1 3 10 → 296 296
50 × 2 × 3 − 10 + 1 + 5
23 – 31 296
3 × 2 × 50 − 5 + 1


31
5 SEGECTAOS COASTS 29 – 37 STAGES GOATEES 38
6 BAGXESOVS BOXES 34 – 42 BOXES ABOVE*, BASES*, BASSO*, GASES*, GESSO*, OASES*, SAGES*, SAGOS*, SAVES*, SAXES*, VASES* 43
7 TODIGXOWY WOODY 39 – 47 WOODY GODWIT* 49
8 100 1 3 10 4 9 → 953 953
9 × 100 + (1 + 4) × 10 + 3
49 – 57 953
9 × 100 + (1 + 4) × 10 + 3


59
9 aabceilnp* 49 – 67 INCAPABLE
(4 seconds)
69
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