Episode 2240

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Episode 2240 was broadcast on 15 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

Jean Patterson played John Jones, with John Jones winning 44 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jean Patterson Score John Jones Others Max.
1 RTSNEIOST STONIEST 8 – 8 STONIEST TENORISTS 18
2 SRXUEAHRE HEARERS 15 – 15 HEARERS ERASURE*, REHEARS, RESEAUX*, SHEARER 25
3 FLGIOAVCE VOICE 15 – 22 FOLIAGE 32
4 25 4 7 1 3 10 → 350 350
(25 + 10) × (7 + 3)
25 – 32 350
(10 + 4) × 25


42
5 WTJPOIEMA impote ☓ 25 – 36 MATE OPIATE, OPTIMA*, POTJIE* 48
6 CYGLRUIED CRUDELY 32 – 36 CLERGY GUILDER, LUCIDER* 55
7 HDTAEOIRL LOATHED 32 – 44 TAILORED IDOLATER, RATHOLED* 63
8 25 6 1 8 7 5 → 682 32 – 44

CV: 682 = (5 × 7 − 8) × 25 + 6 + 1

73
9 ICKLECOWS CLOCKWISE
(7 seconds)
42 – 44 83
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