Episode 2339

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Episode 2339 was broadcast on 1 September 1998, as part of Series 39.

Vic Foster played Alan Bailey, with Alan Bailey winning 46 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Hannah Robertson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Vic Foster Score Alan Bailey Others Max.
1 QRPEAERNE REAPER 6 – 6 REAPER PREENER 7
2 TLJWEIASB BEWAILS 13 – 6 libates ☓ ABLEIST*, ASTILBE*, BESTIAL, BLEWITS, JALEBIS*, STABILE* 14
3 CLPGWEOIS POLICES 20 – 13 COWSLIP EPILOGS 21
4 25 4 7 5 6 8 → 298 298
(7 + 5) × 25 − 8 ÷ 4
30 – 23 298
(7 + 5) × 25 − 8 ÷ 4


31
5 GNDSAOEFC CANOES 36 – 23 fagends ☓ DECAGONS, DOGFACES 39
6 NREIHPAET PIRATE 36 – 30 PANTHER APERIENT, NEPHRITE*, PERIANTH, TREPHINE* 47
7 YVMIOTNUA MOUNT 36 – 36 AMOUNT MANITOU, TINAMOU 54
8 25 1 10 7 3 1 → 522 523
7 × 3 × 25 − 1 − 1
43 – 36 522 ☓

CV: 522 = (7 × 25 − 1) × 3

64
9 CRIESYELP 43 – 46 PRECISELY
(1.25 seconds)
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