Episode 2408

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Episode 2408 was broadcast on 7 December 1998, as part of Series 39.

Noel Godson played Marc Hughes, with Noel Godson winning 42 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gyles Brandreth, and the lexicographer was Hannah Robertson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Noel Godson Score Marc Hughes Others Max.
1 NVRNOIATE RATION 6 – 6 RATION NERVATION, VERNATION* 18
2 SMYIASGEF IMAGES 12 – 6 GASES AGEISM*, GASIFY*, MASSIF*, MESIAS*, SIGMAS* 24
3 DMTDOIERU DETOUR 12 – 13 MUDDIER DERMOID*, OUTRIDE 31
4 25 2 10 3 1 1 → 796 12 – 20 798
(3 × 10 + 2) × 25 − (1 + 1)

Best: 796 = (25 × (10 − 2) − 1) × (3 + 1)

41
5 CSRHETAIS ACTRESS 19 – 27 RASHEST CHASTISER 59
6 BNLSAOIPE PIANOS 25 – 33 PLAINS BIPLANES, BONSPIEL* 67
7 JNMEAYOBT BAYONET 32 – 33 MEANT BOATMEN* 74
8 75 2 8 7 1 10 → 713 713 ☓ 32 – 40 714
(75 − 2) × 10 − (1 + 7 + 8)

CV: 713 = (75 − 2 − 1) × 10 − 7

84
9 TRUENOVEL VOLUNTEER
(6.25 seconds)
42 – 40 94
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