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Episode 28

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Episode 28 was broadcast on 5 April 1983, as part of Series 2.

Hugh Fraser played Jane McLeman, with Hugh Fraser winning 42 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kenneth Williams, the lexicographer was Joyce Hawkins, and the arithmetician was Carol Vorderman.

Of the 38 preliminary matches in Series 2, this is the only one in which neither contestant went on to enter the series finals.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Hugh Fraser Score Jane McLeman Others Max.
1 NULGITUEN UNGUENT 7 – 0 TUNING ELUTING* 7
2 FRITERCEM cement ☓ 7 – 7 FIERCER FERRITE*, RECITER*, TRIREME* 14
3 KANPOERYU POKER 12 – 12 PRANK YOUNKER* 21
4 50 1 6 10 9 2 → 566 557 12 – 22 566
(9 + 2) × 50 + 10 + 6


31
5 DGATEPENI PAINTED 19 – 29 PAINTED NEGATED* 38
6 AEHQICGUR CHARGE 25 – 35 QUICHE ACQUIRE* 45
7 YTAGOMEGO MAGGOTY 32 – 35 MEATY 52
8 50 9 8 10 9 1 → 687 649 ☓ 32 – 40 639
(10 + 1) × 50 + 9 × 9 + 8

CV: 687 = (50 + 9 + 9) × 10 + 8 − 1

62
9 ICGNUPOCY OCCUPYING
(7.5 seconds)
42 – 40 72

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