Episode 2233

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Episode 2233 was broadcast on 6 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

Alan Atkins played Brian Boonham, with Alan Atkins winning 55 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Atkins Score Brian Boonham Others Max.
1 LOBGIMPER EMBROIL 7 – 0 LIMBER IMPLORE, OBLIGER*, PROBLEM 7
2 SDUCDEALW DAWDLES 14 – 7 WADDLES ADDUCES*, CUDDLES, SCALDED*, SWADDLE 14
3 RELTOPXIS EXPLOITS 22 – 15 EXPLOITS 22
4 75 25 9 10 2 1 → 614 612
(9 − 1) × 75 + 10 + 2
29 – 22 612
(9 − 1) × 75 + 10 + 2

CV: 614 = (75 − (10 ÷ 2 − 1)) × 9 − 25

32
5 VJCAUOSPE SCOPE 34 – 27 PAUSE COUPES 38
6 WAKRENFIH HANKER 40 – 33 WINKER WHARFIE* 45
7 LGEUYMEAF GLEAM 45 – 38 FLAME EYEFUL*, FEMALE*, GAMELY, GLEAMY*, LEAGUE, LEGUME, MAGUEY* 51
8 50 5 3 2 7 5 → 171 171
(50 + 7) × 3
55 – 48 171
3 × 50 + (5 − 2) × 7


61
9 OUTSLICED 55 – 48 dislocute ☓
(7.25 seconds)
CLOUDIEST 71
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