Episode 2497

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Episode 2497 was broadcast on 9 April 1999, as part of Series 40.

David McCarron played Brian Hazlett, with David McCarron winning 51 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sarah Kennedy, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David McCarron Score Brian Hazlett Others Max.
1 ROCREVNIF inforce ☓ 0 – 7 CORNIER CONIFER, CORVINE* 7
2 PNEATIGDU dueting ☓ 0 – 13 TAPING DEPUTING, UPDATING 15
3 JEDYADPIR DIAPER 6 – 19 PRIDED DRAPED*, JAPERY*, PAIRED*, PRAYED*, RAIDED*, REPAID*, YARDED* 21
4 75 1 3 2 1 9 → 867 864
(75 − 3) × (1 + 2 + 9)
13 – 19

CV: 868 Best: 868 = (75 + 3 + 1) × (9 + 2) − 1

28
SST VIPERMO IMPROVE
5 DNOECATHZ NOTCHED 20 – 19 COATED CATHODE, CHANTED, DOZENTH* 35
6 KEPROSMUV MOUSER 26 – 25 PROVES SUPREMO 42
7 GNIERYASW SWEARING 34 – 33 SWEARING WEARYING* 50
8 50 7 3 8 8 9 → 336 337
7 × 50 − (8 ÷ 8 + 3 + 9)
41 – 33 336 ☓

CV: 336 = (50 − 3) × 7 + 8 + 8 − 9

60
9 RUNEFRUIT FURNITURE
(3.75 seconds)
51 – 33 70
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