Episode 2297

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Episode 2297 was broadcast on 3 July 1998, as part of Series 39.

Robert Muir played Clive Freedman, with Clive Freedman winning 52 – 42, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Toyah Willcox, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Muir Score Clive Freedman Others Max.
1 TSPAOGSEP POSTAGES 8 – 0 PASTES STOPPAGES 18
2 WFJOAITRB BOAT 8 – 5 RATIO ABORT, AFRIT*, BARFI*, BIOTA*, BOART*, FIBRO*, JABOT*, JOWAR*, ORBAT*, ORBIT*, TABOR*, TOWAI*, TRIFA* 23
3 RTCMEUREV REVERT 14 – 5 TRUCE RECURVE* 30
4 100 50 10 9 1 2 → 644 641
(10 + 2 + 1) × 50 − 9
21 – 5 640

CV: 643 Best: 644 = (100 + 1 − 9) × (50 ÷ 10 + 2)

40
5 LKTLAOENC TACKLE 27 – 11 LOCATE COLLATE, LACTONE* 47
6 BNZUAIQYN BUNNY 32 – 16 BUNNY BUNYA*, UNBAN* 52
7 GDFEAOSGM smogged ☓ 32 – 22 SAGGED DEMAGOGS 60
8 50 4 2 1 2 7 → 208 208
50 × 4 + 7 + 1
42 – 32 208
50 × 4 + 7 + 1


70
9 ITARYOUTH 42 – 42 AUTHORITY
(14.25 seconds)
80
TB LASSISDIM 42 – 52 DISMISSAL
(1.25 seconds)
80
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