Episode 1498

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Episode 1498 was broadcast on 28 February 1994, as part of Series 27.

Tony Sutton played Richard Campbell, with Richard Campbell winning 62 – 32. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

NOTE: In round 5, both players were awarded points for GRAIL, which is capitalised in the dictionary, so the final scores should be 57 – 27.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Tony Sutton Score Richard Campbell Others Max.
1 SLAHBEATM SHAMBLE 7 – 0 mashable ☓ LAMBASTE 8
2 FEMOTQESW FEWEST 13 – 6 FEWEST EMOTES 14
3 TVDAELARS TRAVELS 20 – 13 STARVED ADVERTS*, VALETAS*, VARLETS* 21
4 100 10 3 1 10 4 → 780 20 – 23 780
(4 + 3 + 1) × 100 − 10 − 10


31
5 GIJLURAIG GRAIL** 25 – 28 GRAIL** GILGAI* 37
6 ODPENTYOS SPOONED 32 – 35 STOOPED SNOOPED 44
7 ZAWRMIESN SWARM 32 – 42 MARINES REMAINS, SEMINAR, WIREMAN* 51
8 7 8 5 2 7 100 → 479 483 32 – 52 479
5 × 100 − (7 − 8 ÷ 2) × 7


61
9 ANTIREIGN 32 – 62 RETAINING
(8 seconds)
71
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