Episode 2231

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Episode 2231 was broadcast on 2 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

Eric Boland played Liz Smith, with Liz Smith winning 45 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Eric Boland Score Liz Smith Others Max.
1 NXRIETLOD LOITER 6 – 6 TOILED DEXTRIN*, LENTOID*, RETINOL, TENDRIL* 7
2 NPMUAQICM PANIC 11 – 11 MANIC CUMMIN* 13
3 TSGDOEIGT EGOTIST 18 – 18 DOGGIES DOGGIEST 21
4 25 6 6 10 5 2 → 985 18 – 25 989
(6 − 2) × 10 × 25 − (5 + 6)

CV: 986 Best: 985 = (10 + 6) × 5 × 6 × 2 + 25

31
5 RPCAUFIED PAIRED 24 – 31 PACIER APERCU*, CARDIE*, CARPED*, DIAPER*, FAIRED*, FIACRE*, FURCAE*, PERCID*, PRICED, REDCAP*, REPAID* 37
6 ARLFEIRBL FIREBALL 32 – 39 FIREBALL 45
7 WSYOAUTVE WAVES 32 – 45 SWEATY OVATES* 51
8 5 10 7 3 9 4 → 775 767
((5 + 3) × 9 + 4) × 10 + 7
37 – 45 762

CV: 774 Best: 775 = (10 + 4) × 7 × (5 + 3) − 9

61
9 PRETTYPOO property ☓
(9.25 seconds)
37 – 45 PROTOTYPE 71
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