Episode 2469

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Episode 2469 was broadcast on 2 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Jill Miller played Christopher Russon, with Christopher Russon winning 55 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Rick Wakeman, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jill Miller Score Christopher Russon Others Max.
1 FQXLIIAGE FAIL 4 – 4 FLAX AGILE 5
2 NTRIOLTAE entrail ☓ 4 – 10 RATION ORIENTAL, RELATION, TENTORIA*, TOLERANT, TONALITE* 13
3 PGPUAESNO SPONGE 10 – 16 SPONGE OPPUGNS*, POPGUNS* 20
4 75 9 2 8 3 5 → 155 155
75 × 2 + 5
20 – 26 155
75 × 2 + 5


30
SST GURRALE REGULAR
5 CNDAISRAS DRAINS 26 – 32 RANCID ASCARIDS 38
6 CNMEOIRTE RECITE 32 – 32 7 ERECTION*, INTERCOM, METEORIC, NEOTERIC* 46
7 LDYAEHNMA HANDLE 38 – 38 HANDLE HEADMAN, HYMENAL* 53
8 25 7 2 2 8 5 → 729 38 – 45 727
(7 × 5 − (8 − 2)) × 25 + 2

Best: 729 = (7 × 5 − 8) × (25 + 2)

63
9 HANGDUNCE 38 – 55 UNCHANGED
(3.5 seconds)
73
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