Episode 2486

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Episode 2486 was broadcast on 25 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Nancy Roberts played Patricia Sly, with Nancy Roberts winning 47 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Marc Freden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nancy Roberts Score Patricia Sly Others Max.
1 RCDAEKMOG MARKED 6 – 6 MARKED CAROMED*, COMRADE, CORDAGE*, CORKAGE, CROAKED, DOCKAGE*, MERCADO* 7
2 SGSEIARCV SCARVES 13 – 13 GASSIER GRAVIES*, VARICES*, VISAGES*, VISCERA 14
3 XENGIRTUN TURNING 20 – 20 TURNING RETUNING, TENURING* 22
4 100 3 8 5 9 2 → 253 253
3 × 100 − 8 × 5 − (9 − 2)
30 – 20 252


32
5 DZYAOESCP peascod ☓ 30 – 20 scaped ☓ ZYDECOS 39
6 FRINATGEF FINGER 30 – 27 FEARING ENGRAFT*, FAINTER*, FARTING*, FRIGATE, GIRAFFE, GRANITE*, GRATINE*, INGRAFT*, INGRATE*, RAFTING, TANGIER*, TEARING* 46
7 MPTOEIRVE EMPTIER 37 – 34 EMPTIER OVERTIME 54
8 50 4 1 10 7 8 → 806 806
(7 + 1 + 8) × 50 + 10 − 4
47 – 44 806
(7 + 1 + 8) × 50 + 10 − 4


64
9 TIGERRAID eradicate ☓
(28.5 seconds)
47 – 44 IRRIGATED 74
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