Episode 2440

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Episode 2440 was broadcast on 20 January 1999, as part of Series 40.

John Holton played Sue Mills, with John Holton winning 35 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Holton Score Sue Mills Others Max.
1 TRHAEISRP shapier ☓ 0 – 6 HEARTS PHRATRIES* 18
2 LDALOEVYR LADY 0 – 12 DOLLAR ALLOYED*, LAYOVER*, OVERALL, OVERLAY 25
3 NLMAEKCAG MANGLE 0 – 19 MANACLE GAMELAN 32
4 50 3 7 5 9 3 → 975 0 – 19 570

Best: 975 = ((50 + 5 − 9) × 7 + 3) × 3

42
SST CEALBAND BALANCED
5 XTLIOTADR ADROIT 6 – 25 TAILOR DILATOR 49
6 YDGEAEJBU BADGE 11 – 30 BADGE DEEJAY 55
7 RZOINSEFF SNIFFER 18 – 30 OFFERS 62
8 75 25 50 100 2 8 → 228 227
8 × 25 + 75 − 50 + 2
25 – 30 225

CV: 228 = (100 − 75 ÷ 25 − 8) × 2 + 50

72
9 LAPPASARI APPRAISAL
(3 seconds)
35 – 30 82
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