Episode 2272

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Episode 2272 was broadcast on 29 May 1998, as part of Series 38.

Jill Bright played Sam Essen, with Jill Bright winning 61 – 51, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Merrill Thomas, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jill Bright Score Sam Essen Others Max.
1 LONIGYACS SCALING 7 – 7 SCALING SOLACING 8
2 RDTEEIPMF PRIMED 13 – 7 retimed ☓ DEMERIT*, DEMIREP*, DIMETER*, EMPTIED*, EMPTIER, MERITED* 15
3 OAONLDYIT 5 13 – 13 DAINTY DALTON*, DOLINA*, LADINO*, LITANY*, LOTION 21
4 7 2 10 8 2 5 → 181 181
(2 × 10 + 5) × 7 + 8 − 2
23 – 23 181
10 × 8 × 2 + (5 − 2) × 7


31
5 WRHEIAJLR WHALER 29 – 29 JAILER WHIRLER 38
6 SAVEGLORE LEAVERS 36 – 36 REGALES AEROGELS*, OVERAGES 46
7 HNRIAUTPB BRAIN 41 – 41 PRINT PURITAN 53
8 75 8 1 3 7 5 → 293 293
(5 − 1) × 75 − 7
51 – 51 293
(3 + 1) × 75 − 7


63
9 INCATHIEF 51 – 51 CHIEFTAIN 73
TB PRIMCONGA COMPARING
(5.25 seconds)
61 – 51 73
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