Episode 2501

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Episode 2501 was broadcast on 15 April 1999, as part of Series 40.

Jim Allen played Elaine Grayson, with Jim Allen winning 50 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Allen Score Elaine Grayson Others Max.
1 QTRAEDHOM MOTHER 6 – 6 THREAD DEARTH*, DREAMT*, HARMED*, HATRED*, MOATED, METHOD*, OMERTA*, ORATED*, RADOME*, ROAMED*, RODHAM* 6
2 SKIUXLEIG GUILES 12 – 6 GLUES KLIEGS*, SILKIE* 12
3 FRNOEESDC SCORNED 19 – 13 CONFERS CENSORED*, DEFORCES*, ENCODERS*, ENFORCED, ENFORCES*, FRESCOED*, SECONDER, SEEDCORN* 20
4 50 5 4 3 7 5 → 782 780
(3 × 7 − 5) × 50 − 5 × 4
26 – 13 788

CV: 782 = (3 × 50 + 4) × 5 + 5 + 7

30
SST TUFFHAIL FAITHFUL
5 RTAGIYFER gaeity ☓ 26 – 19 RARITY FRIGATE, GRAFTER*, GRATIFY, GRIFTER*, TERRIFY 37
6 STWUEDSOP SPOUTED 33 – 26 DESPOTS OUTSPED*, PSEUDOS* 44
7 LCAITRENB CALIBRE 40 – 26 BANTER CLARINET 52
8 25 5 6 1 9 8 → 120 120
25 × 5 − (6 − 1)
50 – 36 120
25 × 5 − (6 − 1)


62
9 ABELLAVIA 50 – 46 AVAILABLE
(3 seconds)
72
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