Episode 2508

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Episode 2508 was broadcast on 26 April 1999, as part of Series 40.

Stephen Dodds played Helen George, with Stephen Dodds winning 45 – 27. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tim Rice, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Dodds Score Helen George Others Max.
1 BUPALDROE BOULDER 7 – 0 BALDER LABOURED, POURABLE 8
2 DGQAIEMSO DOGMAS 13 – 0 GAMES AGEISM, AMIDES*, AMIGOS*, DAGOES*, DOGIES*, DOSAGE*, EGOISM*, GEOIDS*, IMAGED*, IMAGES, IMAGOS*, MIDGES*, OMEGAS*, SMIDGE* 14
3 NICSEIFSN finnies ☓ 13 – 5 FINES ICINESS, INCISES 21
4 100 5 10 4 7 6 → 742 742
(100 + 6) × 7
23 – 15 742
(100 + 6) × 7


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SST FINCIFEET EFFICIENT
5 VNTRAEOPA PARENT 29 – 15 panter ☓ OPERANT*, PRONATE, PROTEAN*, TAVERNA* 38
6 KIDREIBHS BIKERS 35 – 21 SHRIEK BIRDIES, BRIDIES*, BRISKED*, DISHIER, SHIRKED 45
7 MTNEUOLWH MOUTH 35 – 27 MOLTEN MENTHOL 52
8 25 6 5 7 2 7 → 586 586 ☓ 35 – 27

CV: 584 = (6 × 5 − 7) × 25 + 7 + 2
Best: 586 = (25 × (5 + 7) − 7) × 2

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9 TEENSONIX EXTENSION
(1 second)
45 – 27 72
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