Episode 2399

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Episode 2399 was broadcast on 24 November 1998, as part of Series 39.

Alan Sharland played Mark Jeary, with Mark Jeary winning 55 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Sharland Score Mark Jeary Others Max.
1 VHLEAEOSZ LOAVES 6 – 6 HALVES HALOES*, HAZELS, HEAVES*, HELVES*, HEVEAS*, HOVELS*, LEAVES, SHEAVE*, SHELVE*, SHOVEL, SLEAZE, SLEAZO* 6
2 SRLMIEARD MARRIED 13 – 13 MARRIED ADMIRERS, DISARMER*, MARRIEDS 14
3 GEIOECGTQ TOG 16 – 16 ICE GIGOT 19
4 50 5 4 6 6 9 → 795 804
(9 + 6) × 50 + 6 × (4 + 5)
21 – 21 804
(6 + 4 + 5) × 50 + 9 × 6

CV: 795 = (6 + 6 + 4) × 50 − 5

29
5 UARPMITDO ARMPIT 27 – 27 IMPORT AUDITOR, PAROTID*, PROTIUM* 36
6 FTUEIHSNE FETISH 33 – 33 INFUSE ENTHUSE, FISHNET 43
7 CRWNFAOIK CROWN 38 – 38 CROWN KOWARI* 49
8 50 25 5 2 5 9 → 263 261 38 – 45 264
50 × 5 + 25 − 9 − 2

CV: 263 = 9 × 25 + 50 − 5 − 5 − 2

59
9 SADSCREAM 38 – 55 MASSACRED
(3 seconds)
69
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