Episode 2535

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Episode 2535 was broadcast on 2 June 1999, as part of Series 40.

Pamela Roud played Alison Austin, with Pamela Roud winning 50 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Helen Lederer, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Pamela Roud Score Alison Austin Others Max.
1 LZDWOAETL ALLOWED 7 – 7 ALLOWED TALLOWED 8
2 VNRIAUSXE RAVINES 14 – 7 VARIES 15
3 MNHTAOEHA MEANT 19 – 12 MONTH ANTHEM, HAMATE*, HETMAN*, MAHANT*, OMENTA* 21
4 50 6 3 10 4 8 → 757 757 ☓ 19 – 17 765
(10 + 6) × 50 − (8 × 4 + 3)

Best: 757 = (50 − 6 + 8 × 4) × 10 − 3

31
SST SPINIER INSPIRE
5 PGDREUINW WINDER 25 – 23 DURING PUDGIER*, REDWING 38
6 RTCKAEIBN BRACKET 32 – 30 TACKIER BEATNIK*, BRACKEN*, CABINET, CARBINE, CERTAIN*, KERATIN*, TACRINE* 45
7 SPTEUAGDL UPSTAGED 40 – 38 PULSATED 53
8 25 2 9 7 5 7 → 334 334
(9 + 5) × 25 − (7 + 7 + 2)
50 – 38


63
9 CRUDENEST 50 – 38 ENCRUSTED 73
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