Episode 2398

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Episode 2398 was broadcast on 23 November 1998, as part of Series 39.

Alan Sharland played Brian Bedford, with Alan Sharland winning 67 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Sharland Score Brian Bedford Others Max.
1 FDNEAEIGD FEEDING 7 – 7 DEFINED DEFANGED* 8
2 LKBAEIYTA ALBEIT 13 – 7 libate ☓ LABIATE, TAKABLE 15
3 MUOEABRDY BARMY 18 – 12 UMBER RUMBAED* 22
4 50 6 10 8 3 1 → 659 659
(10 + 3) × 50 + 8 + 1
28 – 12 669


32
5 SVNIEIHSA HESSIAN 35 – 12 SHAVES VANISHES 40
6 WEOATRTCE ROTATE 41 – 18 WETTER COATEE*, COTTAR*, COTTER, CREATE, ECARTE*, TERCET* 46
7 NRDIUXMOS ROUNDS 47 – 24 MOUNDS NIMRODS* 53
8 50 8 3 9 1 5 → 586 586
(9 + 3) × 50 − (8 + 5 + 1)
57 – 34 586
(9 + 3) × 50 − (8 + 5 + 1)


63
9 INDERGENT TENDERING
(11 seconds)
67 – 34 73
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