Episode 2238

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Episode 2238 was broadcast on 13 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Ashmore played Peter Malone, with Peter Malone winning 59 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Ashmore Score Peter Malone Others Max.
1 DREISHPAJ PHRASED 7 – 7 PHRASED RAPHIDES 8
2 PESRINOFB NOSIER 13 – 13 BONIER BONFIRES 16
3 LGDUANEKP PLANED 13 – 20 PLUNGED LANGUED*, PLAGUED*, PLANKED*, PLUNKED* 23
4 100 25 75 1 10 9 → 761 761
(75 + 10) × 9 − 100 ÷ 25
23 – 30 761
9 × 75 + 100 − (25 − 10 − 1)


33
5 VELQOSZIR olivers ☓ 23 – 36 LOVERS LIVERS*, LORIES*, OILERS*, OLIVES*, ORIELS*, SILVER*, SLIVER*, SOLVER*, VIREOS*, VIZORS* 39
6 TUGWEAYDG TUGGED 29 – 42 WAGGED GADGETY* 46
7 CESSORTDA ASSORTED 37 – 42 ESCORTS COARSEST*, COASTERS*, COSTARDS, REDCOATS*, TORSADES* 54
8 50 100 75 7 1 10 → 364 365
(7 − 1) × 50 + 75 − 10
44 – 49 365
(7 + 1) × 50 − (100 − 75) − 10

CV: 364 = 7 × 50 + 100 − 75 − 10 − 1

64
9 CHINASERF 44 – 59 FRANCHISE
(3.5 seconds)
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