Episode 2485

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Episode 2485 was broadcast on 24 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Nancy Roberts played George Lane, with Nancy Roberts winning 39 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Marc Freden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nancy Roberts Score George Lane Others Max.
1 GYPAEVFIS VISAGE 6 – 0 PAGES GASIFY*, VYGIES* 6
2 MRTAWUOBR ARBOUR 12 – 6 WOMBAT TAMBOUR 13
3 CMATIASNE CASEIN 18 – 6 semantic ☓7 AMNESIAC*, ANIMATES, ESTANCIA*, SEMANTIC 21
4 4 1 5 6 1 10 → 920 18 – 11 910
(6 × 5 × (4 − 1) + 1) × 10

CV: 920 = ((5 − 1) × 6 − 1) × 4 × 10

31
SST RUTTS TRUST
5 YHTIEBSUH BITES 23 – 16 BUSHY UBIETY 37
6 NLROALETP PAROLE 23 – 23 PLANTER LLANERO, OPERANT*, POLENTA, PROLATE*, PRONATE*, PROTEAN*, REPLANT* 44
7 NQLIETINP LINNET 29 – 23 PINE LEPTIN*, LINTIE*, PINTLE*, TENPIN, TIEPIN* 50
8 100 1 2 7 8 8 → 561 563 29 – 33 561
8 × 7 × (8 + 2) + 1


60
9 RUGGEDBED BEGRUDGED
(7 seconds)
39 – 33 70
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