Episode 2244

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Episode 2244 was broadcast on 21 April 1998, as part of Series 38.

Alastair Armstrong played Chris Kenny, with Alastair Armstrong winning 52 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alastair Armstrong Score Chris Kenny Others Max.
1 SCOHEWTAP PATCHES 7 – 7 WATCHES CAPOTES*, CHEAPOS*, COWPATS*, COWPEAS*, HEPCATS*, POACHES*, TOECAPS* 7
2 TDSIEGULF guilted ☓ 7 – 7 fudgiest ☓ DILUTES, FEUDIST*, FIDGETS, GLUIEST*, STIFLED*, UGLIEST 14
3 FSELORACY ORACLES 14 – 7 FLARES ALFRESCO, COARSELY 22
4 75 10 5 8 10 7 → 103 103
75 + 10 + 10 + 8
24 – 17 103
75 + 10 + 10 + 8


32
5 HNSEIOLXT HOLIEST 31 – 24 HOLIEST XENOLITHS 50
6 RNIDURABU RABID 36 – 24 unbraid ☓ AUBURN*, DURBAR*, DURIAN*, RIBAND* 56
7 WMEATDEBV WEAVED 42 – 30 TEAMED BEAMED*, DEBATE* 62
8 75 50 100 3 9 8 → 325 325
3 × 75 + 100
52 – 40 325
3 × 100 + 75 − 50


72
9 EVANGRIPE 52 – 40
(2.5 seconds)
GRAPEVINE 82
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