Episode 2237

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Episode 2237 was broadcast on 10 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Ashmore played John Williams, with John Ashmore winning 56 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Ashmore Score John Williams Others Max.
1 WAUSXFANI SWAIN 5 – 5 SAUNA AUXINS*, FAUNAS, FUSAIN* 6
2 GMRAESONI ORGANISE 13 – 5 REASON MEGARONS*, MORAINES*, ORGANISM, ROMAINES*, ROMANISE*, SMEARING 14
3 TLCOEDYAN LOCATED 20 – 12 LOCATED ACOLYTE, CELADON*, CONDYLE*, LACTONE*, LATENCY*, TALONED* 21
4 100 7 8 1 8 7 → 509 507
(7 − 1 − 8 ÷ 8) × 100 + 7
27 – 12

CV: 510 Best: 510 = (100 − 8 − 7) × (7 − 1)

28
5 YVBOERLUT OVERTLY 34 – 12 OVERLY OVERBUY*, TROUBLE 35
6 CHUTIEGDR TRUDGE 40 – 12 CHUTE THEURGIC* 43
7 WTMOAORGT TOMATO 46 – 18 GROTTO AGOROT* 49
8 75 5 3 8 7 10 → 585 585
75 × 8 − 5 × 3
56 – 28 585
75 × 8 − (10 + 5)


59
9 STEELFYRE 56 – 28 FREESTYLE 69
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