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Episode 2559

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Episode 2559 was broadcast on 6 July 1999, as part of Series 41.

Scott Mearns played William Brewer, with Scott Mearns winning 34 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Scott Mearns Score William Brewer Others Max.
1 MLGIUJABR GLUM 4 – 0 grail ☓ BARIUM, BULGAR*, BURIAL*, GIMBAL*, JABIRU*, LABIUM*, LABRUM*, LUMBAR*, UMBRAL* 6
2 LFEOSCATK TACKLES 11 – 0 FLOATS FETLOCKS, LOCKFAST* 14
3 PNEIEFLDL FILLED 17 – 6 FELINE DEFILE*, DEFINE*, FELLED*, INFEED*, PEINED*, PENILE*, PILLED* 20
4 25 10 9 7 6 2 → 818 818
(9 × 7 − 6 + 25) × 10 − 2
27 – 6 811


30
SST DIOCUISUJ JUDICIOUS
5 CSAOHSERT SACHETS 27 – 14 COASTERS COARSEST*, HOARSEST*, STARCHES*, THORACES* 38
6 NRTAEAYVW YEARN 27 – 20 WATERY TAVERNA 45
7 PQEORTINE POINTER 34 – 20 REPINE PIONEER*, PROTEIN, REPOINT* 52
8 50 75 100 25 9 9 → 979 982 ☓ 34 – 20

CV: 982 Best: 979 = (100 + 9) × 9 − 50 ÷ 25

62
9 LETDAMIAN 34 – 30 LAMINATED
(26.75 seconds)
72
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