Episode 2580

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Episode 2580 was broadcast on 13 August 1999, as part of Series 41.

Graham Bucknall played Barrie Debbage, with Barrie Debbage winning 60 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Terry Wogan, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Bucknall Score Barrie Debbage Others Max.
1 MSFNAUOIC masonic ☓ 0 – 6 FAMOUS INFAMOUS, MANICOUS* 8
2 SEYGARTER GARTERS 7 – 13 GREATER GARRETS*, GRATERS*, GREASER*, GREYEST*, GYRATES*, REGRETS*, RESTAGE*, SERRATE*, STRAYER*, TEARERS* 15
3 NSGOIERTU routings ☓ 7 – 21 ROUSTING GENITORS*, ROUTEING*, ROUTINES*, SOIGNEUR*, STURGEON*, TRIGONES* 23
4 50 75 8 9 6 6 → 270 269
(9 − 6) × 75 + 50 − 6
14 – 21 265

CV: 270 = (50 − 6 + 9 − 8) × 6

33
SST SCONEVER CONSERVE
5 VPAOCDEIY COPIED 20 – 27 VOICED ADVICE, DIOECY* 39
6 NRTSEOIED STONIER 27 – 34 EDITORS DESERTION 57
7 AEWLLOPKA ALLOW 27 – 40 WALLOP PAELLA* 63
8 75 1 2 5 6 8 → 609 609
75 × 8 + 6 + 2 + 1
37 – 50 609
75 × 8 + 6 + 2 + 1


73
9 GITTINESS 37 – 60 STINGIEST
(9.75 seconds)
83
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