Episode 2189

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Episode 2189 was broadcast on 3 February 1998, as part of Series 38.

Gerry Pearce played Ellen Carruthers, with Gerry Pearce winning 61 – 14. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gerry Pearce Score Ellen Carruthers Others Max.
1 LYMQEUEOI limey ☓ 0 – 4 MULE ELEMI*, ILEUM*, MULEY*, MULIE*, OLEUM 5
2 DRUAENKAE KNEADER 7 – 4 DRUNK 12
3 SHPRAIOUP PARISH 13 – 4 PROPS RUPIAHS 19
4 75 5 2 6 4 10 → 261 260
75 × 4 − 10 × (6 − 2)
20 – 4 265

CV: 261 = (75 − 10) × 4 + 6 − 5

29
5 SREAWTAGA WASTAGE 27 – 4 SWEAR 36
6 VNDROAEEY YEARNED 34 – 4 VENDOR ENDEAVOR 44
7 RBTEORGIF ORBITER 41 – 4 FORGET FORERIB*, FROGBIT*, GRIFTER*, ROTIFER* 51
8 100 7 4 10 1 3 → 653 653
100 × 7 − 4 × (10 + 1) − 3
51 – 14 653
100 × 7 − 4 × (10 + 1) − 3


61
9 BESTBISON SNOBBIEST
(9.5 seconds)
61 – 14 71
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