Episode 2520

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Episode 2520 was broadcast on 12 May 1999, as part of Series 40.

Peter Hutchings played May Smith, with Peter Hutchings winning 45 – 42. The Dictionary Corner guest was David Steel, and the lexicographer was Anna Hall.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Hutchings Score May Smith Others Max.
1 PDEOKTISE decokes ☓ 0 – 7 POKIEST POETISED* 8
2 EAYCIRTGU TRAGIC 6 – 13 CURATE CAUTERY*, CIGARET 15
3 HDXOVAETN ADVENT 12 – 19 HOAXED NOVATED* 22
4 25 9 5 9 4 2 → 227 227
25 × 9 + 2
22 – 29 227
25 × 9 + 2


32
SST FUNNIECLE INFLUENCE
5 AEARPWRGO PAGER 22 – 35 GROWER PARERGA, WARPAGE* 39
6 IEMBSARNE BAIRNS 22 – 42 MARINES AMBRIES*, BASEMEN*, BEAMERS*, BEAMIER*, BEANIES*, BEMIRES*, BESMEAR*, BIREMES*, ERMINES*, MEANIES*, MINBARS*, NEMESIA*, REMAINS*, RENAMES*, SEAMIER*, SEMINAR, SERIEMA* 46
7 IEWADLQEP WAILED 28 – 42 PLAID AEDILE*, DEWLAP, LEAPED*, PEALED, PLEIAD*, WEALED* 52
8 50 8 1 4 6 3 → 628 624
(8 + 4) × 50 + (3 + 1) × 6
35 – 42 618

CV: 628 = ((50 + 8 − 6) × 3 + 1) × 4

62
9 GRIPPAVON APPROVING
(6 seconds)
45 – 42 72
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