Episode 2379

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Episode 2379 was broadcast on 27 October 1998, as part of Series 39.

Richard Saldanha played John Coy, with Richard Saldanha winning 62 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Saldanha Score John Coy Others Max.
1 TRGEAURNI TEARING 7 – 7 TEARING GARNITURE* 18
2 ENKSAOWMA MAKES 12 – 12 MEOWS AWAKENS 25
3 TBDEIESFR DEFIES 18 – 18 FISTED BESTRIDE*, BRIEFEST, DEBRIEFS 33
4 100 8 1 4 2 10 → 487 487
10 ÷ 2 × 100 − (8 + 4 + 1)
28 – 18 488


43
5 DSYOMLAIS MAILS 28 – 24 SOLIDS AMYLOID*, DAIMYOS*, DISMAYS*, MISLAYS 50
6 TDPEOUCGS SPOUTED 35 – 31 SPOUTED OUTSPED*, SCOUTED 57
7 RHLEVNIPA PLAINER 42 – 38 PREVAIL HARELIP*, HEPARIN*, HERNIAL*, INHALER, PRALINE, RAVELIN* 64
8 5 2 2 9 3 6 → 350 350
(9 × 3 + 6 + 2) × 5 × 2
52 – 38


74
9 ANTYVILLA VALIANTLY
(2.25 seconds)
62 – 38 84
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