Episode 2480

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Episode 2480 was broadcast on 17 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Ben Furness played Andrew Booth, with Andrew Booth winning 53 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Furness Score Andrew Booth Others Max.
1 RXLOEURPW RULER 0 – 7 PROWLER 7
2 PTSIELETR SPITTLE 0 – 15 PRETTIES PELTRIES*, PERLITES*, REPTILES, RETITLES*, SPLITTER*, TRIPLETS 15
3 GHYUIAGOH huggy ☓ 0 – 19 HIGH OUGIYA* 21
4 50 1 1 3 6 2 → 439 439
(50 − 1) × (6 + 3) − 2
10 – 29 439
(50 − 1) × (6 + 3) − 2


31
SST DINFER FRIEND
5 NYMEAEGLF MANGLE 10 – 36 FLAGMEN GLEEMAN*, MELANGE 38
6 DSTOIABME ABODES 10 – 43 BOASTED ATOMISED 46
7 DQTUEOVNA VAUNTED 17 – 43 DEVOUT NOVATED*, QUANTED 53
8 6 7 9 2 5 5 → 740 740
(9 × 7 + 6 + 5) × 5 × 2
27 – 53 740
(9 × 7 + 6 + 5) × 5 × 2


63
9 TRIPLEBUN 27 – 53 BLUEPRINT 73
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