Episode 2427

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Episode 2427 was broadcast on 1 January 1999, as part of Series 40.

Emma Brown played Ted Smith, with Ted Smith winning 65 – 55. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Fry, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Emma Brown Score Ted Smith Others Max.
1 RLGDAOEFT FLOATED 7 – 7 FLOATED DEFLATOR*, GATEFOLD 8
2 NDATRISEG GRADIENTS 25 – 25 GRADIENTS 26
3 YNMJAEOIP PIANO 25 – 31 PIEMAN ANOMIE*, EPONYM, MOPANE*, MOPANI*, MYOPIA, PAEONY, PAYNIM*, YEOMAN* 32
4 75 2 9 1 10 4 → 959 959 ☓ 25 – 31

CV: 959 = (9 + 4) × (75 − 2) + 10

42
5 CSANWOFAI CASINO 31 – 31 COINS FACIAS*, FASCIA*, FIASCO, FINCAS* 48
6 VYCEOEDRP COVERED 38 – 38 COVERED PROCEED 55
7 TSURNETDO NUTTERS 45 – 45 STUNTED ROUNDEST, TONSURED*, UNSORTED 63
8 25 50 9 5 10 2 → 438 438
50 × 9 − (10 + 2)
55 – 55 438
50 × 9 − (10 + 2)


73
9 STOKEUPON 55 – 65 OUTSPOKEN
(10.25 seconds)
83
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