Episode 2227

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Episode 2227 was broadcast on 27 March 1998, as part of Series 38.

Phil Cooke played Adele Colley, with Adele Colley winning 51 – 41, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Phil Cooke Score Adele Colley Others Max.
1 MJEISRTOB MORTISE 7 – 7 MOISTER EROTISM*, MOBSTER*, TIMBERS*, TIMBRES* 7
2 TDEUGMETA MUTATED 14 – 7 MUTED 14
3 YBOIRNQAG BORING 14 – 14 BRAYING 21
4 50 4 3 8 1 4 → 830 832
4 × 4 × 50 + (3 + 1) × 8
21 – 21 832
4 × 4 × 50 + (3 + 1) × 8

CV: 830 = (4 × 50 + 8) × 4 − (3 − 1)

31
5 FDEOICPXU COPIED 27 – 21 FOXED COIFED*, COUPED*, FUCOID* 37
6 WAPSWEISG WASPS 27 – 27 SWIPES WASPIES* 44
7 DOALSINLU SUNDIAL 34 – 34 SUNDIAL ALLUSION 52
8 50 100 25 6 2 10 → 376 375
6 ÷ 2 × (100 + 25)
41 – 41 375
(50 + 25) × 10 ÷ 2

CV: 376 = (50 × 2 − 6) × 100 ÷ 25

62
9 PONYGLIDE 41 – 41 DEPLOYING 72
TB TICKPINGE 41 – 51 PICKETING
(2 seconds)
72
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