Episode 2230

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Episode 2230 was broadcast on 1 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

Robert Mill played Eric Boland, with Eric Boland winning 62 – 52, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Mill Score Eric Boland Others Max.
1 OIOBDRAVE BRAVED 6 – 6 BRAVED AVOIDER, OVERBID 7
2 NKULTEDIR untiled ☓ 6 – 13 UNTRIED DILUENT*, DILUTER*, INTRUDE*, KINDLER*, KNURLED*, TENDRIL*, TINKLED*, TRUNDLE* 14
3 EIOWPYLET POLITY 12 – 19 POLITE PETIOLE, WEEPILY 21
4 100 4 5 7 6 1 → 611 611
6 × 100 + 7 + 4
22 – 29 611
6 × 100 + 7 + 4


31
5 SGOEFPRIO GROPES 28 – 35 FOREGO FORGOES*, GOOFIER, GOOPIER*, POOFIER*, PORGIES*, SPOOFER* 38
6 AEEFCHAYR EARACHE 35 – 35 CARAFE 45
7 NSLUEGAWO WANGLES 42 – 42 LOUNGES GUNWALES 53
8 75 4 10 6 1 10 → 450 450
75 × 6
52 – 52 450
75 × 6


63
9 OPETERPAN 52 – 52 NOTEPAPER 73
TB GONCHOISM 52 – 62 SMOOCHING
(29.5 seconds)
73
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