Episode 2243

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Episode 2243 was broadcast on 20 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Jones played Alastair Armstrong, with Alastair Armstrong winning 62 – 20. The Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Jones Score Alastair Armstrong Others Max.
1 TRDBEOEYI DEBTOR 6 – 0 debitor ☓ ORBITED 7
2 DNUAMEDVN UNNAMED 13 – 7 UNNAMED MUNDANE 14
3 SMTJUEOQE QUEST 13 – 13 EMOTES MOSQUE, QUOTES, TOQUES* 20
4 100 25 75 8 2 5 → 784 780 13 – 23 784
(100 − 2) × 8


30
5 TRASONDER TREASON 20 – 30 TREASON ADORNERS*, ROADSTER* 38
6 TXWGTOAIA TWIG 20 – 35 AWAIT AGITATO 45
7 RSILIVBEG SILVER 20 – 42 VISIBLE GERBILS, GIRLIES, RISIBLE, VERLIGS* 52
8 25 8 8 3 5 7 → 476 475 20 – 52 476
(8 + 7 + 5) × 25 − 8 × 3


62
9 SPEEDCUTS 20 – 62 SUSPECTED
(15 seconds)
72
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