Episode 2191

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Episode 2191 was broadcast on 5 February 1998, as part of Series 38.

Gerry Pearce played Shaun Peters, with Gerry Pearce winning 75 – 65, after 2 tie-break conundrums. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gerry Pearce Score Shaun Peters Others Max.
1 GSPDAIERN SPREADING 18 – 18 SPREADING 18
2 SYGDOUERH GROUSED 25 – 25 ROUGHED DROGUES*, GOURDES*, HYDROUS, SOUGHED* 25
3 MQNFAOAIR fairman ☓ 25 – 31 MARINA FORAMINA 33
4 50 1 10 3 4 5 → 583 583
(50 + 4 + 5 − 1) × 10 + 3
35 – 31


43
5 WPLREUABY WARBLE 41 – 31 WEARY BARELY*, BARLEY, BAWLEY*, BLEARY*, BRAWLY*, BURLAP*, BURLEY*, LAWYER, PARLEY*, PEARLY*, PLAYER, PLEURA*, PURELY*, REPLAY*, YAWPER* 49
6 TRRKSEAEX STREAKER 49 – 39 STREAKER 57
7 STLOAETSV LOAVES 55 – 45 VALETS SOLVATES 65
8 50 1 3 7 4 9 → 305 305
(9 − 3) × 50 + 4 + 1
65 – 55 305
(9 − 3) × 50 + 4 + 1


75
9 ALVINGISH 65 – 65 LAVISHING
(1.5 seconds)
85
TB TRIOCOILS 65 – 65 SOLICITOR 85
TB ETHELREDS SHELTERED
(2.5 seconds)
75 – 65 85
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