Episode 2531

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Episode 2531 was broadcast on 27 May 1999, as part of Series 40.

Malcolm Seddons played James Squires, with Malcolm Seddons winning 55 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Lederer, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

This episode was the first to be repeated early in the mornings, shown 2 and a half days later, on 30 May at 5:30am.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Malcolm Seddons Score James Squires Others Max.
1 VMGOIENCG COVING 6 – 6 MOVING GENOMIC* 7
2 RADTUNYER RANTED 12 – 6 undertray ☓ DENTARY*, NATURED, TERNARY*, TURNERY*, UNRATED*, UNREADY 14
3 PWOELSNBA BOWELS 18 – 12 PANELS BONSELA*, NOPALES*, WEAPONS 21
4 75 25 8 8 9 9 → 488 481 18 – 19 491
(8 + 9) × 25 + 75 − 9

CV: 489 Best: 488 = ((25 − 9) × 9 − 75 − 8) × 8

31
SST VISVIRUNG SURVIVING
5 REFGIHPOK GOPHER 24 – 25 POKIER HOKIER*, PEROGI* 37
6 RXAESNIMD REMAINS 31 – 32 REMAINS ADMIRES, ADMIXES*, MAIDENS*, MARINES*, MEDIANS*, MEDINAS*, MINDERS, MISREAD*, REMANDS*, REMINDS*, SANDIER*, SARDINE*, SEMINAR, SIDEARM*, SIDEMAN* 44
7 CESNADCUT ACCUSED 38 – 39 ACCENTS DECANTS*, DESCANT*, NUTCASE, SCANTED*, UNCASED* 51
8 100 2 10 8 10 1 → 331 330
(100 + 10) × (2 + 1)
45 – 46 332
(100 + 10) × (10 − 8 + 1) + 2

CV: 331 = (100 ÷ 2 − 10) × 8 + 10 + 1

61
9 BELLIEDIN INDELIBLE
(8.5 seconds)
55 – 46 71


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