Episode 2383

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Episode 2383 was broadcast on 2 November 1998, as part of Series 39.

Richard Saldanha played David Parfitt, with Richard Saldanha winning 73 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Anna Hall.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Richard Saldanha Score David Parfitt Others Max.
1 SDROIELHM HOLDERS 7 – 7 HOLDERS DEMOLISH, HEIRDOMS 8
2 PIRNEAXLH PLAINER 14 – 14 EXPLAIN HARELIP, HEPARIN*, HERNIAL*, INHALER*, PRALINE*, RELAXIN* 15
3 STCOEITYD SOCIETY 21 – 14 COTTED COTTISED* 23
4 100 4 3 10 5 1 → 460 460
4 × 100 + (5 + 1) × 10
31 – 24 460
100 × 5 − 4 × 10


33
5 JERSAOLPV LOVERS 31 – 32 OVERLAPS 41
6 DQSEUALIE EQUALISED 49 – 32 SQUEALED 59
7 GIRDOAMNU ROADING 56 – 32 marding ☓ GOURMAND*, ORIGANUM* 67
8 50 9 6 7 10 5 → 781 780
((9 − 5) × 7 + 50) × 10
63 – 39 780
(9 + 7) × 50 − 6 × 5 + 10

Best: 781 = (50 + 7 × 5) × 9 + 10 + 6

77
9 PEPMARGIN PAMPERING
(1 second)
73 – 39 87
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