Episode 2284

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Episode 2284 was broadcast on 16 June 1998, as part of Series 38.

John Holroyd played Margaret Read, with John Holroyd winning 66 – 35. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jan Harvey, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Holroyd Score Margaret Read Others Max.
1 GTBMEARAO EMBARGO 7 – 0 BOATER ABROGATE, BERGAMOT* 8
2 DGEOKMEAR MARKED 13 – 6 MARKED AGREED, DRAGEE*, DEMARK*, GEARED*, MEAGRE, MERGED*, OEDEMA*, RADOME*, REAMED*, REMADE*, REMAKE*, ROAMED* 14
3 NLSCIONEH CHOSEN 19 – 12 CLONES HELICONS 22
4 50 1 10 4 6 9 → 265 265
(4 + 1) × 50 + 6 + 9
29 – 22 265
(9 − 6 + 50) × (4 + 1)


32
5 CRLAUVALO VALOUR 35 – 28 VALOUR VACUOLAR* 40
6 JWSNIEIGD SWINGED 42 – 28 SEWING 47
7 TLNEIPYAP PLAYPEN 49 – 28 PLIANT APLENTY*, INAPTLY*, INEPTLY*, PANTILE, PENALTY, PTYALIN* 54
8 50 75 1 6 5 7 → 653 654
(7 + 6) × 50 + 5 − 1
56 – 35 654
(7 + 6) × 50 + 5 − 1

CV: 653 = (50 + 75 + 7) × 5 − 6 − 1

64
9 SEMIPHASE EMPHASISE
(2.5 seconds)
66 – 35 74
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