Episode 2235

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Episode 2235 was broadcast on 8 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Ashmore played Cath Paxton, with John Ashmore winning 60 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Ashmore Score Cath Paxton Others Max.
1 GELDACRON CLANGER 7 – 7 CLANGER COLANDER 8
2 LXSIEPSAL SALLIES 14 – 14 PALSIES ESPIALS, LIPLESS* 15
3 MWAULKAOG AGLOW 19 – 19 OAKUM KAGOUL* 21
4 25 10 6 9 4 6 → 963 964
(6 × 25 + 10) × 6 + 4
26 – 19 966

CV: 963 = (25 × 10 − 9) × 4 − 6 ÷ 6

31
5 HPDYEAIDF FADED 31 – 19 haddie ☓ AIDED*, APHID, DEIFY*, EDIFY*, FADDY*, HADED*, HEADY, HIDED*, HYPED*, PADDY*, PAYED* 36
6 STPEERGAC CARPETS 38 – 26 REPEATS CREATES*, ESCAPER*, PARGETS*, PRECAST*, PRESAGE*, RESPECT*, RESTAGE*, SCEPTRE, SEPTAGE*, SPECTRA*, SPECTRE* 43
7 VNUEFMIED VENUE 43 – 31 FIEND DEFINE, DEVEIN*, ENDIVE, ENVIED, FUNDIE*, INFEED*, VEINED*, VENDUE* 49
8 25 3 4 5 7 2 → 959 958
(7 × 5 + 3) × 25 + 4 × 2
50 – 38 958
(7 × 5 + 3) × 25 + 4 × 2

CV: 959 = (5 × 25 + 3 × 4) × 7

59
9 LIPDANGLE PEDALLING
(4.75 seconds)
60 – 38 69
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