Episode 2546

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Episode 2546 was broadcast on 17 June 1999, and was the first quarter-final of Series 40.

Peter Hutchings played Stan Arnott, with Peter Hutchings winning 42 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Hutchings Score Stan Arnott Others Max.
1 TLBOADILE BOLTED 0 – 8 BALLOTED 8
2 DRAONWEMI ONWARD 6 – 14 WARNED AIRWOMEN 16
3 OENTSAGPI PIGEONS 13 – 21 POSTING PINOTAGE*, PONGIEST 24
4 25 10 4 5 3 1 → 552 551
(4 + 5 + 3 + 10) × 25 + 1
20 – 21 550

CV: 552 = (4 × 25 + 10) × 5 + 3 − 1

34
SST STYRUT TRUSTY
5 TZEORSEIT resort ☓ 20 – 27 SETTER ROSETTE, TESTIER*, TETROSE*, ZESTIER 41
6 DGPEASONV SPONGED 27 – 27 DOSAGE DAPSONE*, DOGNAPS* 48
7 JCEAYROBI COBRA 32 – 32 BRACE AEROBIC 55
8 25 4 1 9 8 6 → 705 708 32 – 39 706
4 × 25 × (8 − 1) + 6

CV: 705 = (9 × 25 + 8) × (4 − 1) + 6

65
9 MUSICTOES CUSTOMISE
(5.5 seconds)
42 – 39 75
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