Episode 2498

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Episode 2498 was broadcast on 12 April 1999, as part of Series 40.

David McCarron played Connie Gittins, with David McCarron winning 47 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sarah Kennedy, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David McCarron Score Connie Gittins Others Max.
1 TILLADTIE TALLIED 7 – 7 TALLIED TILLITE* 7
2 BOSEMLAGI MILAGES 14 – 14 GAMBOLS ABLEISM*, GAMBLES*, GIMBALS*, GLIOMAS*, GOALIES*, MOBILES*, OBELIAS*, OBLIGES 14
3 FOSREHNAW WASHER 20 – 20 WASHER FORESAW, HOARSEN*, SENHORA* 21
4 100 5 9 2 3 10 → 337 337
(100 + 9) × 3 + 10
30 – 30 337
(100 + 9) × 3 + 10


31
SST DUCTLURE CULTURED
5 NETISTRAS STRAITS 37 – 37 SATINET RATTINESS, RESISTANT, STRAITENS, TARTINESS 49
6 TEBMOLQAG BLAME 42 – 42 BLOAT BOATEL*, GAMBLE*, GAMBOL, GELATO*, GOBLET*, LEGATO*, LOBATE*, OBLATE* 55
7 VUCEHRDIE CHEER 47 – 42 cherie ☓ CHEVIED*, EUCHRED 62
8 100 10 3 8 7 4 → 586 47 – 42 586 ☓

CV: 586 = (7 × 8 + 3) × 10 − 4

72
9 LADYTINTS 47 – 42 DISTANTLY 82
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