Episode 2283

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Episode 2283 was broadcast on 15 June 1998, as part of Series 38.

Malcolm Nicholls played John Holroyd, with John Holroyd winning 59 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Malcolm Nicholls Score John Holroyd Others Max.
1 LTEOAFPED DEFLATE 7 – 7 FLOATED ADOPTEE*, FEEDLOT*, PLEATED*, TADPOLE 7
2 SRTIEYXAD STRAYED 14 – 14 ASTRIDE DIETARY*, DISRATE*, SATYRID*, TIRADES 14
3 CTBEINOUP POINT 14 – 20 NOTICE UNPOETIC 22
4 75 100 2 6 7 9 → 571 570
(100 − (7 − 2)) × 6
21 – 20 569

CV: 571 = 9 × 75 − 100 − (6 − 2)

32
5 RLRNIETAE TERRAIN 21 – 28 RETAILER RELEARNT*, RETAINER*, TREENAIL 40
6 GMPIOQSEA IMAGES 27 – 34 IMAGES MAGPIES 47
7 TWNREISED REWINDS 27 – 42 WINTERED INSERTED, NERDIEST*, RESIDENT, SINTERED*, TRENDIES*, WEIRDEST*, WIDENERS* 55
8 75 100 4 8 6 9 → 640 642 27 – 49 639
(100 + 8) × 6 − 9

CV: 640 = 8 × 75 + 100 ÷ 4 + 9 + 6

65
9 DELSDISCO 27 – 59 DISCLOSED
(12.25 seconds)
75
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