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.

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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