Episode 2479

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Episode 2479 was broadcast on 16 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Stan Arnott played Ben Furness, with Ben Furness winning 40 – 28. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stan Arnott Score Ben Furness Others Max.
1 TBOAZSEJC OBJECTS 7 – 0 COATS 7
2 NKDIOFEPA PIANO 7 – 6 PAINED DAIKON*, FINKED*, KIDNAP, KNIFED*, OINKED*, OPINED*, PINKED* 13
3 MNIUCBEVA MINCE 7 – 12 ACUMEN AMEBIC*, CABMEN*, CINEMA*, CUMBIA*, ICEMAN*, VICUNA 19
4 100 9 8 4 10 7 → 522 7 – 19 525
(9 − 4) × 100 + 10 + 8 + 7

CV: 522 = 9 × 7 × 10 − 100 − 8

29
SST BLIXFEEL FLEXIBLE
5 FRSIEODND nodders ☓ 7 – 26 FRIENDS INDORSED 37
6 SRAEMTISV STRIVES 14 – 33 STREAMS ASTERISM*, SMARTIES 45
7 RDNAIDEWA DRAINED 21 – 40 DRAINED ARANEID*, AWARDED*, DANDIER* 52
8 75 50 25 100 5 4 → 697 696
(100 + 25) × 5 + 75 − 4
28 – 40

CV: 697 = (100 + 75) × 4 − (5 − 50 ÷ 25)

62
9 DIRECTSID 28 – 40 DISCREDIT 72
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