Episode 2158

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Episode 2158 was broadcast on 15 December 1997, and was the third quarter-final of Series 37.

Brett Smitheram played Ruth Collier, with Ruth Collier winning 54 – 44, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Brett Smitheram Score Ruth Collier Others Max.
1 RWNTOEAUR OUTWEAR 7 – 0 ORNATE 7
2 GHZDEIEBA BEHEAD 13 – 0 BAIZE 13
3 LRDPEIOMI IMPLORED 21 – 8 IMPLORED DIMPLIER, IMPOLDER* 21
4 100 1 10 8 7 2 → 997 997
10 × 100 − 1 − 2
31 – 18 997
(100 + 10) × (8 + 1) + 7


31
5 NSGYTEOAT gestant ☓ 31 – 24 TOASTY NOSEGAY, NOTATES*, ONSTAGE*, TANGOES* 38
6 NVRNEOIDE DINNER 37 – 30 VENDOR ENVIRONED 56
7 PTSNMUAER SMARTEN 44 – 37 TAMPERS MENSTRUA*, PERSUANT*, SPUMANTE*, SUPERMAN, TEMPURAS*, UPSTREAM* 64
8 100 25 50 75 8 2 → 357 352 44 – 44 358
(100 + 75) × 2 + 8

CV: 358 Best: 357 = (100 ÷ 25 + 50) × 8 - 75

74
9 SCREENTWO 44 – 44 SWEETCORN 84
TB UNDERTILE 44 – 54 INTERLUDE
(10.25 seconds)
84


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