Episode 2551

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Episode 2551 was broadcast on 24 June 1999, and was the second semi-final of Series 40.

Glynn Leaney played Pamela Roud, with Glynn Leaney winning 49 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glynn Leaney Score Pamela Roud Others Max.
1 TSADINEWP STIPEND 7 – 7 STAINED DESTAIN*, DETAINS*, INSTEAD, PAINTED, PANDITS*, PANTIES, PEDANTS*, PENTADS*, SAINTED, SANDPIT*, SAPIENT*, SATINED*, SPAWNED, TIENDAS*, WAISTED* 7
2 RQFVTAOEU FAVOUR 13 – 13 FAVOUR EQUATOR, QUORATE*, VAQUERO* 14
3 RNASECAGI CREASING 21 – 21 CREASING ACARINES*, CANARIES*, CARNAGES 22
4 9 9 8 4 5 3 → 313 313
9 × 9 × 4 − (8 + 3)
31 – 21 313 ☓


32
SST TRAILLBIN BRILLIANT
5 FLWNEOICE INFLOW 37 – 27 FELINE OLEFINE 39
6 HMAYODAKE HOMED 42 – 32 HOMED KAYOED, MEDAKA*, OKAYED 45
7 SBTRIAOEL BESTIAL 42 – 40 ORBITALS BLOATERS*, LIBRATES*, RETABLOS*, SORTABLE*, STORABLE*, TABLIERS* 53
8 25 8 7 3 7 10 → 495 493
(3 + 7 + 10) × 25 − 7
49 – 40 494 ☓

CV: 495 = 7 × 7 × 10 + 8 − 3

63
9 FRANKCOLE 49 – 40 CORNFLAKE 73
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