Episode 2242

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Episode 2242 was broadcast on 17 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Jones played Karla Parsons, with John Jones winning 61 – 22. The Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Jones Score Karla Parsons Others Max.
1 FHSYUAOWE HOUSE 5 – 5 HOUSE FUSEWAY* 7
2 LTICXEOLI COLLIE 11 – 11 EXOTIC CITOLE*, COLLET*, ELICIT, EXILIC*, ILLITE*, OCELLI 13
3 RRTDEOAGE GARROTED 19 – 11 REGRADE DEROGATE*, GARTERED* 21
4 75 8 10 1 5 4 → 698 695
(10 − 1) × 75 + 4 × 5
26 – 11 694

CV: 698 = (75 − 5) × 10 − 8 ÷ 4

31
5 SRGIEACSI GASSIER 33 – 11 CIGARS CISSIER* 38
6 TLIAEGBDA TABLED 39 – 17 DETAIL ABLATED*, DATABLE*, LABIATE, LIGATED*, DIBATAG* 45
7 TWNUOESPI TOWNIES 46 – 17 POINTS PINOUTS*, PITEOUS, PUNIEST, PUNTIES*, UNSWEPT* 52
8 50 75 3 3 2 8 → 884 892
(3 + 3) × 2 × 75 − 8
51 – 22 892
(3 + 3) × 2 × 75 − 8

CV: 884 = 8 × 50 × 2 + 75 + 3 × 3

62
9 HOOLYCOBS SCHOOLBOY
(8 seconds)
61 – 22 72
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