Episode 2500

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Episode 2500 was broadcast on 14 April 1999, as part of Series 40.

Robert Sell played Jim Allen, with Jim Allen winning 42 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Sarah Kennedy, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Robert Sell Score Jim Allen Others Max.
1 NETACLIBE belate ☓ 0 – 5 CABLE CELIBATE 8
2 DHGTAOEGA HOGGET 6 – 11 TAGGED DOTAGE, GADGET*, HOGGED, TOGGED* 14
3 LIRLEOWSM MILLERS 13 – 18 MELLOWS LOWLIER, MOLLIES*, SWILLER*, WILLERS* 21
4 25 3 5 2 9 3 → 872 13 – 18

CV: 872 = (9 − 2) × 5 × 25 − 3

31
SST NEOGORFE FOREGONE
5 FRHEIATSO shafter ☓ 13 – 25 FAIREST HOARIEST 39
6 TEVIBERUQ QUIETER 20 – 32 QUIETER BRIQUET, REQUITE 46
7 DLNAEISTO ISOLATED 28 – 32 INSTEAD DELATIONS 64
8 25 3 4 9 2 8 → 550 550
(9 × 2 + 4) × 25
38 – 42 550
(9 × 2 + 4) × 25


74
9 TEETHDING 38 – 42 TIGHTENED 84
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