Episode 2371

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Episode 2371 was broadcast on 15 October 1998, as part of Series 39.

Valerie Swanick played Graham Robertson, with Valerie Swanick winning 60 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gwen Taylor, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Valerie Swanick Score Graham Robertson Others Max.
1 MRDSIEOPA PROMISED 8 – 0 OPERAS DIASPORE*, PARODIES 8
2 LUEMQOCDI COILED 14 – 6 MODULE MELODIC 15
3 RNTXOEILN LOITER 20 – 12 LOITER INTONER, RETINOL* 22
4 75 6 9 6 2 3 → 391 390 ☓ 20 – 12 395 ☓

CV: 391 = (75 − 9) × 6 − 3 − 2

32
5 RSAOVDEWY SAVORY 26 – 18 DROVES DWARVES*, OVERSAW*, SAVORED 39
6 GPSTAEOZE POTAGES 33 – 25 POSTAGE APOGEES*, GOATEES*, SEPTAGE*, TOPAZES* 46
7 BIACRETTL CLATTER 40 – 32 LATTICE BRATTICE 54
8 50 7 4 8 1 10 → 861 861
(10 + 7) × 50 + 8 + 4 − 1
50 – 42 861
(10 + 7) × 50 + 8 + 4 − 1


64
9 DOCTORTEN CONTORTED
(25.25 seconds)
60 – 42 74
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