Episode 2292

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Episode 2292 was broadcast on 26 June 1998, and was the Series 38 grand final.

John Ashmore played Steve Fisher, with John Ashmore winning 91 – 79. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Ashmore Score Steve Fisher Others Max.
1 NQNEOIVSA VENISON 7 – 7 VENISON EVASION, NOVENAS* 7
2 CXCRTUEAD ACCRUED 14 – 14 CURATED TRADUCE 14
3 75 50 5 4 3 4 → 245 245
50 − 4 ÷ 4 × 5
24 – 24 245
3 × 75 + 4 × 5


24
4 WETDIUTYL TILTED 30 – 30 TITLED DEWILY*, DILUTE, WIDELY*, WIELDY*, WILTED, WITTED* 30
5 HSFEIECTB FETCHES 37 – 30 BISECT BITCHES 37
6 50 25 75 2 5 4 → 639 647 37 – 35 645
75 × 4 × 2 + 50 − 5

CV: 639 = (75 + 50 + 2) × 5 + 4

47
7 ITSAMATCH 37 – 35 masochist ☓
(3.5 seconds)
ASTHMATIC 57
8 DTFNIEAGH HEATING 44 – 42 FAINTED DEFIANT, HAFTING*, HEADING, HEFTING* 64
9 MOERSALRE REMORSE 51 – 49 REMORSE RELEASOR* 72
10 100 50 75 4 1 4 → 862 858
(100 + 1) × (4 + 4) + 50
58 – 56 858
(100 + 1) × (4 + 4) + 50

Best: 859 = (50 − 1) × 4 × 4 + 75

79
11 PNWGOIANI OPINING 65 – 63 PAWNING PAINING 86
12 MRDEILSEZ MILDER 71 – 69 MILDER REMISED, RESILED*, RESIZED 93
13 100 50 3 4 2 8 → 301 301
3 × 100 + 8 ÷ (4 × 2)
81 – 79 301
3 × 100 + 8 ÷ (4 × 2)


103
14 ENTRCHAMP PARCHMENT
(3.75 seconds)
91 – 79 113
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