Episode 2202

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Episode 2202 was broadcast on 20 February 1998, as part of Series 38.

Ruth Atkin played Mary Kelleher, with Ruth Atkin winning 66 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ruth Atkin Score Mary Kelleher Others Max.
1 BUDAKHETS BATHES 6 – 6 BASKET ABUSED*, BASHED*, BASKED*, BASTED*, BATHED*, BEAUTS*, BUSHED*, BUSKED*, BUSTED*, DAUBES*, DEATHS*, DEBUTS*, HASTED*, HUSKED*, KHEDAS*, SAUTED*, SKATED, STAKED*, TABUED*, TASKED*, TUSKED* 6
2 RZPOIEGRM PRIMER 12 – 12 PRIMER GORIER*, GRIPER*, GROPER*, MOPIER*, PEROGI*, ROMPER*, ROPIER* 12
3 DAWEALNCY CLAWED 18 – 18 CANDLE CANDELA, DECANAL* 19
4 50 4 3 1 8 6 → 822 824
(3 − 1) × 8 × 50 + 6 × 4
25 – 25 820
(8 × 50 + 6 + 4) × (3 − 1)

CV: 822 = ((50 − 4) × 3 − 1) × 6

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5 LSRCEUIVF CURSIVE 32 – 25 CRUISE LUCIFERS 37
6 VTORESOLQ LOOTERS 39 – 32 LOOTERS RETOOLS*, REVOLTS, ROOTLES*, TOOLERS* 44
7 GNPAIEGLW LEAPING 46 – 39 PEALING EAGLING*, GAWPING*, LAPWING, WEALING* 51
8 100 9 7 1 1 3 → 354 354
3 × 100 + (7 − 1) × 9
56 – 49 354
3 × 100 + (7 − 1) × 9


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9 JINGORICE REJOICING
(23.25 seconds)
66 – 49 71
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