Episode 2279

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Episode 2279 was broadcast on 9 June 1998, as part of Series 38.

Martin Hoskins played Alison Barnes, with Alison Barnes winning 39 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Anna Eaton.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Hoskins Score Alison Barnes Others Max.
1 RSTOUGACI GRACIOUS 8 – 8 GRACIOUS ORGASTIC* 8
2 TDOTEACHI COATED 8 – 15 CHATTED ATHETOID* 16
3 ELAROXNEK RANKLE 14 – 15 ANKLE ALKENE*, AREOLE*, KERNEL*, KLAXON, LEAKER*, LEANER, LOANEE*, LOANER* 22
4 3 4 9 10 9 2 → 708 710 ☓ 14 – 15

Best: 708 = 9 × 4 × 2 × 10 − 9 − 3

32
5 LNAITWEGP PELTING 14 – 23 PLEATING 40
6 NMDUAELQO NAMED 14 – 29 MAULED QUONDAM 47
7 GFEODCARM FORAGED 21 – 29 FORMED CAROMED*, COMRADE, CORDAGE*, DOGFACE, MERCADO* 54
8 75 8 3 6 5 3 → 314 311 21 – 39 314
(5 − 3 ÷ 3) × 75 + 8 + 6


64
9 LAVACHANE AVALANCHE
(1.5 seconds)
31 – 39 74
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