Episode 2540

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Episode 2540 was broadcast on 9 June 1999, as part of Series 40.

Paul Kerry played Becky Smithson, with Paul Kerry winning 45 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Carol Barnes, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Paul Kerry Score Becky Smithson Others Max.
1 POYETAIWN POINTY 6 – 6 POINTY WAYPOINT* 8
2 METFAUDTK FATTED 12 – 12 TUFTED MUTATED 15
3 VEFIZATEN FAINT 17 – 12 finate ☓ NATIVE 21
4 75 2 1 6 6 8 → 233 233
(2 + 1) × 75 + 8
27 – 22 233
(2 + 1) × 75 + 8


31
SST TEAVIMTO MOTIVATE
5 MRDIAUSCE DREAMS 33 – 28 SCARED ADMIRES, CAESIUM, CARDIES*, CRUISED*, CRUSADE, MISCUED, MISREAD*, MURICES*, RADICES*, REMUDAS*, RESIDUA*, SAUCIER*, SIDEARM*, SIDECAR*, URAEMIC* 38
6 HOBINATUR RATION 39 – 34 RATION RAINOUT* 45
7 SEIMQONDS MISSED 45 – 40 MISSED DIMNESS 52
8 10 7 5 9 5 3 → 656 653 ☓ 45 – 40

CV: 656 = (7 × 10 + 3) × 9 − 5 ÷ 5

62
9 PENHOMAGE 45 – 40 MEGAPHONE 72
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