Episode 2179

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Episode 2179 was broadcast on 20 January 1998, as part of Series 38.

Richard Basi played Martin Hanna, with Richard Basi winning 63 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Basi Score Martin Hanna Others Max.
1 NDMEIDCAS CADDIES 7 – 7 CINEMAS AMNESIC*, CANDIED*, CANDIES*, DANDIES*, DEMANDS, DIADEMS, INCASED*, MADDENS*, MAIDENS*, MEDIANS*, MEDINAS*, MIDDENS*, SIDEMAN* 7
2 EARELSCOF CEREALS 14 – 7 fallers ☓ ALFRESCO, ESCAROLE* 15
3 CLKEIQOET TICKLE 20 – 13 TICKLE CITOLE*, LOCKET 21
4 100 50 7 2 5 2 → 939 940
(7 + 2) × 100 + 50 − 5 × 2
27 – 20 940
(7 + 2) × 100 + 50 − 5 × 2

Best: 939 = (100 × 5 − 2) × 2 − 50 − 7

31
5 GDROEPASM ORGASMED 35 – 20 DREAMS 39
6 DJGUENTAH HAUNTED 42 – 27 HAUNTED JAUNTED 46
7 WITRAIPOY PARITY 48 – 33 PARITY TOPIARY 53
8 75 9 2 2 6 8 → 943 936
6 × 2 × 75 + 8 × 9 ÷ 2
53 – 33 936 ☓

CV: 944 Best: 943 = (9 × 8 × 6 + 2) × 2 + 75

63
9 LITTUGIES GUILTIEST
(16 seconds)
63 – 33 73
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