Episode 2341

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Episode 2341 was broadcast on 3 September 1998, as part of Series 39.

Mike Jones played Alex Davis, with Mike Jones winning 54 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Anna Hall (formerly Eaton, but had got married since her last appearance).

This game saw the return of Alex Davis, who had lost on a crucial conundrum in Episode 2222 in the previous series after mispronouncing the Conundrum.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mike Jones Score Alex Davis Others Max.
1 FOPUBERSC PROBES 0 – 7 OBSCURE PREFOCUS* 8
2 HMGAISEYN SHAMING 7 – 14 MASHING ENIGMAS, GAMINES*, HYMENIA*, MESHING*, SEAMING 15
3 AEFMRONZK FOREMAN 14 – 21 FOREMAN FORAMEN 22
4 25 50 1 4 6 10 → 173 175 14 – 31 173
50 × 4 − (10 ÷ (6 − 1) + 25)


32
5 TGTIADREE TARGETED 22 – 31 TREATED AIGRETTE*, GAITERED*, ITERATED 40
6 WUGOSIWHC CHOWS 27 – 36 CHOWS COUGHS 46
7 TRNEADSEL RELATED 34 – 43 RELATED ANTLERED, TREADLES 54
8 6 6 2 9 1 10 → 504 504
(6 × 9 − 2 − 1) × 10 − 6
44 – 43


64
9 PLICATUDE DUPLICATE
(7 seconds)
54 – 43 placitude ☓
(6 seconds)
74
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