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Episode 2548

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Episode 2548 was broadcast on 21 June 1999, and was the third quarter-final of Series 40.

Ricky Cohen played Terence English, with Terence English winning 75 – 65. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Digance, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This episode was repeated on 14 August 2000.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ricky Cohen Score Terence English Others Max.
1 JWEASGINR SWEARING 8 – 8 SWEARING 8
2 ZLCTUOEVI OUTLIVE 15 – 8 CLOUT 15
3 KDAERLABD BLADDER 22 – 15 BLADDER ABRADED*, KRAALED* 22
4 25 4 10 5 2 3 → 741 741
10 × 3 × 25 − (5 + 4)
32 – 25 741
10 × 3 × 25 − (5 + 4)


32
SST VONCUICED CONDUCIVE
5 TSNFIEORP PROTEINS 40 – 33 PROTEINS POINTERS*, REPOINTS* 40
6 BQAIGLEDS LADIES 40 – 40 DISABLE BALDIES*, SILAGED* 47
7 NTLMIEAYT MENTALITY 58 – 58 MENTALITY 65
8 1 7 3 8 6 7 → 471 470
(6 × 8 − 1) × (3 + 7)
65 – 65 470
(6 × 8 − 1) × (3 + 7)

Best: 472 = (8 × 7 + 3) × (7 + 1)

72
9 FUNNICOGS 65 – 75 CONFUSING
(1.75 seconds)
82


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