Episode 2239

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Episode 2239 was broadcast on 14 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

Peter Malone played Jean Patterson, with Jean Patterson winning 51 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Malone Score Jean Patterson Others Max.
1 TENVATNIS INTENTS 7 – 7 INVENTS TASTEVIN* 8
2 DNYOEGBID BEYOND 7 – 14 BEDDING BODYING, BOINGED*, EDDYING*, OBEYING 15
3 ORTURLEBM TUMBLER 7 – 22 TROUBLER TREMBLOR* 23
4 100 4 1 5 5 4 → 218 7 – 32 218
(100 + 4 + 5) × (5 − 4 + 1)


33
5 HGQDAOUYS DOUGHY 13 – 38 DOUGHY QUAHOGS 40
6 IMTOECFDE DEMOTE 19 – 44 DEFECT DEMOTIC 47
7 SPAIWDLEA PALSIED 26 – 44 PLAIDS PALISADE 55
8 25 50 100 5 10 7 → 878 877
(100 + 25) × 7 + 10 ÷ 5
33 – 51 877
(100 + 25) × 7 + 10 ÷ 5

Best: 878 = (100 + 50 + 25) × 5 + 10 − 7

65
9 VOLGABINS ABSOLVING
(2 seconds)
43 – 51 75
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