Episode 2380

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Episode 2380 was broadcast on 28 October 1998, as part of Series 39.

Richard Saldanha played Sara Macintosh, with Richard Saldanha winning 57 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Alastair Stewart, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Saldanha Score Sara Macintosh Others Max.
1 CHVEIOCRR RICHER 6 – 6 RICHER CHOICER 7
2 SPZAAEDBT BASTED 12 – 12 BASTED ABASED*, ABATED, ABATES*, ADAPTS, ADEPTS*, ESPADA*, PASTED*, SPAZED* 13
3 GLJAIORNY ANGRILY 19 – 12 gloria ☓ RANGOLI* 20
4 100 3 4 7 8 10 → 767 767
(100 + 10) × 7 − 3
29 – 22 767
8 × 100 − (7 + 4) × 3


30
5 LDTEEUFBP BELTED 35 – 28 FLUTED DEPUTE, DUPLET*, ELUTED*, FELTED*, PELTED*, TELEDU* 36
6 TQGEOITNS TESTING 42 – 35 EGOTIST SETTING, SOTTING*, TIENTOS*, TONIEST* 43
7 LYNRAEUMD UNDERLAY 50 – 43 UNDERLAY 51
8 2 10 1 6 2 9 → 347 349
((6 − 2) × 10 − 1) × 9 − 2
57 – 43 336

CV: 348 Best: 347 = (9 × 2 × 10 − 6) × 2 − 1

61
9 EELCRISPS 57 – 53 PRICELESS
(4.25 seconds)
71
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