Episode 2547

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Episode 2547 was broadcast on 18 June 1999, and was the second quarter-final of Series 40.

Glynn Leaney played Nancy Roberts, with Glynn Leaney winning 60 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was one of a very few 9-round games in which a century score was achievable.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glynn Leaney Score Nancy Roberts Others Max.
1 NTASERIGP INGRATES 8 – 0 PRATING TRAPESING 18
2 YCUEDMAWO DOME 12 – 0 coney ☓ MEADOWY 25
3 RTEGISAHN INGRATES 20 – 8 ANGRIEST INGATHERS 43
4 10 3 4 1 8 50 → 817 20 – 13 810
(3 + 4 + 1 + 8) × 50 + 10

CV: 817 = (4 × 8 + 50) × 10 − 3

53
SST TICTINDS DISTINCT
5 FXEOHRIYM FOXIER 26 – 13 RHYME HOMIER* 59
6 TLUVESAPN VAULTS 32 – 19 SALUTE ELUANTS*, LEVANTS*, LUNATES*, PEANUTS, PENULTS*, PLANETS*, PLATENS*, PULSATE 66
7 IDMORTECA DEMOCRAT 40 – 19 DREAMT DECIMATOR 84
8 1 3 3 8 4 75 → 903 903
4 × 3 × 75 + 3
50 – 29 903
(8 + 4) × 75 + 3


94
9 PAGANPILL APPALLING
(3.75 seconds)
60 – 29 104
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