Episode 2516

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Episode 2516 was broadcast on 6 May 1999, as part of Series 40.

John Morrison played Sridhar Narayan, with John Morrison winning 52 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nigel Rees, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Morrison Score Sridhar Narayan Others Max.
1 QNUEFGMOB GNOME 5 – 0 FUME BEFOG*, BEGUM, BEGUN*, BOEUF*, FUNGO*, GUMBO*, MUNGO* 5
2 TYGEARSEZ GRATES 11 – 6 AGREES GREYEST*, GYRATES, RESTAGE* 12
3 WDIELTRAC ARTICLED 19 – 14 ARTICLED LACERTID* 20
4 75 100 2 5 9 8 → 807 807
8 × 100 + 5 + 2
29 – 24 807
8 × 100 + 5 + 2


30
SST PHYAP HAPPY
5 MDOIRTNEU ROUTINE 36 – 31 MOURNED ROUTINED, RUDIMENT* 38
6 RSIAPGHIE PRAISE 42 – 37 PAGERS AIRSHIP, HARPIES, SEPHIRA*, SHARPIE* 45
7 OEIVNATSD DIVANS 42 – 44 STAINED DONATIVES 63
8 100 1 5 10 3 9 → 749 749 ☓ 42 – 44

CV: 750 Best: 749 = (100 − 10 + 3) × (9 − 1) + 5

73
9 SINTINSIG INSISTING
(7 seconds)
52 – 44 83
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