Episode 2438

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Episode 2438 was broadcast on 18 January 1999, as part of Series 40.

John Holton played Theresa Clark, with John Holton winning 48 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Holton Score Theresa Clark Others Max.
1 MSKEOILRE MILKERS 7 – 7 SMOKIER ROSELIKE 8
2 DBTIOUWNE WOUND 12 – 7 bouted ☓ UNBOWED, WIDEOUT* 15
3 LDLIAEMTA TALLIED 19 – 14 TALLIED 22
4 25 1 10 9 6 1 → 835 19 – 14

CV: 836 = ((9 − 6) × 25 + 1) × (10 + 1)

29
SST VERPEERS PRESERVE
5 RHTOIURVE THRIVE 25 – 20 THRIVE HERITOR*, ROUTIER* 36
6 TMHIAELPL PALLET 31 – 26 LIMPET LAMPLIT 43
7 RFNAIOQET RATION 31 – 33 FAINTER 50
8 50 7 8 9 4 6 → 815 816
(7 + 9) × 50 + (6 − 4) × 8
38 – 40 816
(6 − 4) × 8 × 50 + 7 + 9

CV: 814/816 Best: 815 = (50 + 8 + 4) × (7 + 6) + 9

60
9 INDICTPEG DEPICTING
(2.25 seconds)
48 – 40 70
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