Episode 2187

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Episode 2187 was broadcast on 30 January 1998, as part of Series 38.

Gerry Pearce played Bill Pretsell, with Gerry Pearce winning 47 – 21. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gerry Pearce Score Bill Pretsell Others Max.
1 MRGSUOEIX MOUSER 6 – 0 mousers ☓ MORGUES, MOUSIER* 7
2 SGWIAVEIH aweighs ☓ 6 – 0 saving ☓ AWEIGH, GEISHA*, VISAGE, WAIVES*, WEIGHS* 13
3 BSWTAEOKE BASKET 12 – 0 WASTE BETAKES*, WEAKEST 20
4 75 50 7 1 5 6 → 844 844
(7 + 5) × 75 − 50 − 6
22 – 10 844
(7 + 5) × 75 − 50 − 6


30
5 IOTRSIARN RATIONS 29 – 17 RATIONS IRONIST* 37
6 DTRDOEOIP PERIDOT 36 – 17 DEPORT DIOPTRE*, DROOPED*, TORPEDO*, TROOPED*, TROOPIE* 44
7 QPNAEIJMY NAPE 40 – 21 PAIN PAYNIM*, PIEMAN 50
8 50 2 10 10 2 5 → 724 720
(50 + 10 + 10 + 2) × 5 × 2
47 – 21 715

CV: 725 Best: 725 = (50 + 10) × (10 + 2) + 5

57
9 GOONISPIN 47 – 21 spooning ☓
(5 seconds)
POISONING 67
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