Episode 2424

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Episode 2424 was broadcast on 29 December 1998, as part of Series 40.

Glynn Leaney played Liz Alsford, with Glynn Leaney winning 55 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Fry, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glynn Leaney Score Liz Alsford Others Max.
1 LYUTAMEHX TAMELY 6 – 6 TAMELY AMULET, HAMLET, LUXATE*, METHYL*, MULETA*, MUTELY* 6
2 BTIARGEZI GAITER 12 – 6 BARGE BARITE*, BITZER*, TIBIAE*, TRIAGE* 12
3 LPOREFIPN FLOPPIER 20 – 6 FLIPPER 20
4 50 8 8 9 2 10 → 621 617
(10 + 2) × 50 + 9 + 8
27 – 6 620 ☓

CV: 620 Best: 621 = 8 × 8 × 9 + 50 − 10 ÷ 2

30
5 LMEOVRAEV REMOVAL 34 – 13 REMOVAL REVOLVE 37
6 NRUSINARO RUINS 39 – 18 ARSON ANIONS, INURNS*, RONINS*, UNIONS*, UNISON* 43
7 DSAEGDISA GASSED 45 – 24 GASSED ASSEGAI 50
8 75 7 10 9 3 5 → 787 787
(75 + 3) × 10 + 7
55 – 24 788


60
9 ESOLOFOTO 55 – 34 FOOTLOOSE
(8.25 seconds)
70
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