Episode 2439

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Episode 2439 was broadcast on 19 January 1999, as part of Series 40.

John Holton played Chris Hutchinson, with John Holton winning 54 – 34. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Holton Score Chris Hutchinson Others Max.
1 RMRIOANDO MAROON 0 – 7 DOORMAN MADRONO*, MIRADOR 7
2 WNOATDOES DONATES 7 – 14 DONATES ODONATES* 15
3 CQEITSAEV ACTIVE 13 – 20 ACTIVE VESICATE 23
4 3 6 7 8 2 2 → 459 459
(6 × 8 + 3) × (7 + 2)
23 – 20 458


33
SST TREVIAFOU FAVOURITE
5 TWSLUIAPG LAWSUIT 30 – 20 pituals ☓ 40
6 CMGIAERHT GRIMACE 37 – 20 hermatic ☓ CHIMERA, GAMETIC*, MIGRATE, RAGTIME*, REMATCH*, THERIAC*, THERMIC* 47
7 NSPNUIOFB SNUB 37 – 27 BUNIONS 54
8 25 9 2 7 7 1 → 531 532
(2 + 1) × 7 × 25 + 7
44 – 34 532
(2 + 1) × 7 × 25 + 7

CV: 531 = (7 × 25 + 9 − 7) × (2 + 1)

64
9 SNOOPISOU POISONOUS
(1.5 seconds)
54 – 34 74
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