Episode 2490

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Episode 2490 was broadcast on 31 March 1999, as part of Series 40.

Nancy Roberts played Daniel Holloway, with Daniel Holloway winning 50 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Nancy Roberts Score Daniel Holloway Others Max.
1 LRDOIRPAE PARRIED 7 – 7 PAROLED AIRDROP*, DARIOLE*, DIPOLAR*, LARDIER, LEOPARD, PREDIAL*, PRELOAD* 7
2 NCRAEICBS BRACES 13 – 13 BRACES CARBINES 15
3 DTGEOSDAW wanted ☓ 13 – 13 dotages ☓ STOWAGE 22
4 25 4 9 6 2 7 → 489 13 – 23 489
(6 + 9 + 4) × 25 + 7 × 2


32
SST RUNTRUE NURTURE
5 TRVEIANWM REMAIN 13 – 30 RAIMENT MERANTI*, MINARET*, TAWNIER, TINWARE*, VARMINT, VERMIAN*, WARTIME, WIREMAN* 39
6 CSTEUVNIO STOVE 13 – 36 INVEST COUNTIES, VISCOUNT 47
7 GHXAEAFBM BEAM 17 – 40 FAME ABEAM, GAMBA*, HAMBA* 52
8 50 4 3 7 8 10 → 157 157
50 × 3 + 7
27 – 50 157
(7 + 8) × 10 + 4 + 3


62
9 CANNILOUT 27 – 50
(8.5 seconds)
CONTINUAL 72
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