Episode 2552

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Episode 2552 was broadcast on 25 June 1999, and was the Series 40 grand final.

Glynn Leaney played Terence English, with Terence English winning 81 – 77. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Glynn Leaney Score Terence English Others Max.
1 TSENURADP untreads ☓ 0 – 8 PASTURED TRANSUDE*, UPTRENDS* 8
2 TLMLIOENA ELATION 7 – 8 LAMENT AILMENT, ALIMENT*, AMNIOTE*, MAILLOT*, MANILLE*, MELILOT*, OMENTAL*, TELAMON*, TOENAIL 15
3 50 3 9 5 8 1 → 158 158
3 × 50 + 9 − 1
17 – 18 158
3 × 50 + 8


25
4 RTIYESIGM TIMERS 23 – 24 MITRES GRIMIEST 33
5 LBDGOAESR BADGERS 30 – 31 GARBLED ALBEDOS*, BODEGAS*, BODGERS*, BORAGES*, BROLGAS*, GAOLERS*, GARBLES*, LOADERS*, LODGERS, ORDEALS*, RELOADS, SOLEBAR* 40
6 100 8 7 6 1 5 → 474 468 30 – 38 478
100 × 5 − (7 + 6 + 1 + 8)

CV: 474 = (100 − 7) × 5 + 8 + 1

50
7 TICTEAPOT 30 – 48 PETTICOAT
(6.5 seconds)
60
SST CATAUL ACTUAL
8 WNHPUAIET PETUNIA 37 – 48 WHITEN 67
9 VNICEXORS CRONIES 44 – 48 scriven ☓ COINERS*, CORVINE, NOVICES*, VERSION*, VOICERS* 74
10 50 10 4 5 9 3 → 245 245
50 × 5 − (9 − 4)
54 – 58 245
(10 × 4 + 9) × 5


84
11 GNDHAEART HANGAR 60 – 64 DANGER DRAGNET*, GRADATE*, GRANTED, RAGHEAD*, TANAGER*, THANAGE* 91
12 YRETOSANR SENATOR 67 – 71 SENATOR RANTERS*, ROASTER, SANTERO*, SNORTER*, STRAYER*, TERNARY*, TREASON 98
13 75 4 9 6 2 3 → 344 344
(75 + 9) × 4 + 6 + 2
77 – 81 344
(75 + 9) × 4 + 6 + 2


108
14 GOPHERITT 77 – 81 TIGHTROPE 118
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