Episode 2178

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Episode 2178 was broadcast on 19 January 1998, as part of Series 38.

Richard Basi played Marie Biggs, with Richard Basi winning 48 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Basi Score Marie Biggs Others Max.
1 TDRUIYPAV PARITY 6 – 0 DIARY PURITY, PUTRID, PYURIA* 6
2 MRGIEIPNA IMAGINE 13 – 7 PRIMING IMAGINER, IMPINGER, MIGRAINE 14
3 ZSLEOTSAH LASHES 19 – 13 LASHES SHOALEST 22
4 25 10 3 8 7 2 → 455 455
(10 + 8) × 25 + 3 + 2
29 – 23 455
(10 + 8) × 25 + 7 − 2


32
5 GWPEIONTI PIGEON 35 – 29 WIPING EPIGONI 39
6 RYJEALSEH HEALERS 42 – 29 RELAYS EYELASH, SEALERY, SHEERLY* 46
7 RLDOIRTAO TORRID 48 – 29 idolator ☓ TOROIDAL 54
8 25 1 9 3 4 1 → 866 48 – 29 853

CV: 866 = 4 × 9 × (25 − 1) + 3 − 1

64
9 IBEATGOLD 48 – 29 OBLIGATED 74
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