Episode 2487

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Episode 2487 was broadcast on 26 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Nancy Roberts played Hamish Williamson, with Nancy Roberts winning 50 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Marc Freden, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nancy Roberts Score Hamish Williamson Others Max.
1 TMAEHTULQ METAL 5 – 5 LATHE AMULET, HAMLET, MULETA*, MUTATE 6
2 LRABOSIWD SAILOR 11 – 11 BOARDS BAILORS 13
3 TNREAPNOT TEAPOT 17 – 17 PARENT PATENTOR, PATRONNE* 21
4 50 7 3 7 5 6 → 856 856
(7 + 7 + 3) × 50 + 6
27 – 17 835


31
SST SCONEVER CONSERVE
5 MDETSAVFE FEASTED 34 – 24 FEASTED DEAFEST*, DEFAMES*, DEFEATS, STEAMED 38
6 NSDIOYSEG NOISES 34 – 31 DINGOES DESIGNS, DOSSING* 45
7 AFPILEDRI RIFLED 40 – 37 PILFER AIRFIELD 53
8 75 9 2 5 4 4 → 424 432 40 – 44 426
(75 − 4) × (4 + 2)

CV: 424 = (75 + 9) × 5 + 4

63
9 ROOTSHOVE OVERSHOOT
(9.75 seconds)
50 – 44 73
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