Episode 2489

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Episode 2489 was broadcast on 30 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Nancy Roberts played Alec Everitt, with Nancy Roberts winning 55 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nancy Roberts Score Alec Everitt Others Max.
1 NDQOIPDET POINTED 7 – 0 TINED POINDED 7
2 FYUAESRTI FASTER 13 – 6 FASTER ESTUARY, FAIREST, FUSTIER, SURFEIT 14
3 LNOEBHAIG HEALING 20 – 13 HEALING BEGONIA*, HALOGEN, HALOING*, HOBNAIL, IGNOBLE 21
4 25 6 10 5 6 1 → 629 629
5 × (6 − 1) × 25 + 10 − 6
30 – 13 631


31
SST PEALBAC CAPABLE
5 STOEHMATN MEANT 35 – 18 TOAST ANTHEMS, NOTATES, SHMATTE*, STOMATE*, TOMENTA* 38
6 RXRIEPAVM pairer ☓ 35 – 25 VAMPIRE VAMPIER* 45
7 TZIEYFSUL STYLE 35 – 31 STIFLE FUSTILY, STYLIZE*, ZESTFUL 52
8 100 8 7 5 3 10 → 778 778
7 × 100 + 10 × 8 − (5 − 3)
45 – 41 778
7 × 100 + 10 × 8 − (5 − 3)


62
9 ALTARFLEW WATERFALL
(2.75 seconds)
55 – 41 72
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