Episode 2400

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Episode 2400 was broadcast on 25 November 1998, as part of Series 39.

Mark Jeary played Chris Diamond, with Chris Diamond winning 56 – 46, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Russell Hunter, and the lexicographer was Hannah Robertson.

NOTE: Originally, Episode 2400 was the Richard Whiteley Gotcha, until it was revealed and this was broadcast instead.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mark Jeary Score Chris Diamond Others Max.
1 YTLIEJVAR IRATELY 7 – 0 VERITY REALITY, VARIETY*, VILAYET*, VIRELAY* 7
2 OTVEYWIRM MOVER 7 – 6 VERITY VOMITER* 14
3 FPSGEAECI FAECES 13 – 12 PIECES PIGFACES* 22
4 25 8 5 7 1 3 → 214 214
8 × 25 + 3 + 7 + 5 − 1
23 – 12


32
5 TSAOUBMES BOASTS 29 – 12 outbass ☓ ABUSES*, AMUSES*, ASSUME, BASEST*, BASSET*, BASTES*, BEASTS*, BEAUTS*, BESOMS*, BUTEOS*, EMBOSS*, MEATUS*, MOUSES*, MOUSSE*, OBTUSE, SABOTS*, SAUTES*, STEAMS*, STOMAS*, SUBSEA*, SUBSET*, TSUBAS*, TSUBOS* 38
6 SLNBOEUCH CLONES 29 – 19 BOUNCES BUNCHES*, BUNCOES*, COHUNES*, COUNSEL*, LUNCHES*, UNCLOSE* 45
7 TRDIFLEAR TRIFLED 36 – 26 FLIRTED DRAFTIER 53
8 75 1 7 10 5 9 → 728 728
75 × 10 − (7 + 5 + 9 + 1)
46 – 36 728
75 × 10 − (7 + 5 + 9 + 1)


63
9 DEALTHREE threadbare ☓
(2.5 seconds)
46 – 46 LEATHERED
(4.75 seconds)
73
TB TAFFIDIVA 46 – 56 AFFIDAVIT
(2.25 seconds)
73
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