Episode 2260

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Episode 2260 was broadcast on 13 May 1998, as part of Series 38.

Chris Toyne played Richard Grant, with Chris Toyne winning 60 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Chris Toyne Score Richard Grant Others Max.
1 NPGMUIALS SLUMPING/SAMPLING 8 – 8 SLUMPING 8
2 NWTIONPAA WANTON 14 – 14 WANTON ANOINT*, NATION*, NAIANT*, PATINA, TANNIA*, TAIPAN* 14
3 QMBSEILEG LIEGES 20 – 14 gimbles ☓ BEGEMS*, BEIGES*, BELIES, BILGES*, GLEBES* 20
4 25 2 5 3 9 8 → 937 927 20 – 21 936
(8 × 5 − 3) × 25 + 9 + 2

Best: 937 = (25 + 5 × 2) × 3 × 9 − 8

30
5 TRCEBAOEF CREATE 26 – 27 FACTOR AEROBE*, AFREET*, BEATER*, BEFORE*, BERATE*, BEREFT*, BOATER*, BORATE*, COATEE*, ECARTE*, REBATE, REFACE* 36
6 SLSIUEFNR FUSSIER 33 – 34 FUSSIER INFUSERS 44
7 RVTAELHOP OVERLAP 40 – 41 LOATHER PLETHORA 52
8 50 1 10 6 9 7 → 906 906
(10 + 9 − 1) × 50 + 6
50 – 51 906
(10 − (7 + 1)) × 9 × 50 + 6


62
9 BASICTOMB BOMBASTIC
(2.25 seconds)
60 – 51 72
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