Episode 2428

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Episode 2428 was broadcast on 4 January 1999, as part of Series 40.

Ted Smith played Richard Benham, with Ted Smith winning 59 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Fry, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ted Smith Score Richard Benham Others Max.
1 RGITKESAB BRISKET 7 – 0 STREAK AGISTER*, BARITES*, GAITERS*, KITBAGS*, STAGIER* 7
2 TYRIELNOD LOITER 13 – 6 LOITER TRENDILY 15
3 MSENCIDAJ CANDIES 20 – 13 JASMINE AMNESIC*, CINEMAS*, INCASED*, MAIDENS, MEDIANS*, MEDINAS*, SIDEMAN* 22
4 25 100 1 8 9 3 → 192 192
8 × 25 − (9 − 1)
30 – 23 192
(3 − 1) × 100 − 8


32
5 GFTPOIMCU TOPIC 35 – 23 POUT COMFIT 38
6 RLETYISLA LITERALS 43 – 23 LASTLY LYRETAIL*, RALLYIST*, SERIALLY*, TALLIERS 46
7 AIEXGRVLU GRAVEL 49 – 29 VALUER EXUVIAL*, VIRGULE 53
8 75 9 8 7 6 2 → 197 49 – 36 194
(75 + 7 + 6 + 9) × 2

CV: 197 = 75 × 2 + 7 × 8 − 9

63
9 POURLAPUN UNPOPULAR
(5 seconds)
59 – 36 73
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