Episode 2581

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Episode 2581 was broadcast on 16 August 1999, as part of Series 41.

Barrie Debbage played Iain Cadogan, with Barrie Debbage winning 46 – 36, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Terry Wogan, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Barrie Debbage Score Iain Cadogan Others Max.
1 RWMIOSATI STORM 0 – 6 RATIOS AMORIST 7
2 LNHFTUEAB huntable ☓ 0 – 12 BUTANE BANEFUL*, HATEFUL, TUNABLE* 14
3 RIENXDOPA EXPAND 6 – 18 EXPAND ANEROID, APRONED*, DIOXANE*, EXORDIA*, OPERAND*, PADRINO*, PADRONE*, PONIARD* 21
4 50 25 75 2 1 10 → 970 974
(75 + 25) × 10 − (50 ÷ 25 + 1)
13 – 18 970 ☓

CV: 970 = (75 + 25 − 2 − 1) × 10

31
SST GLIBNESS BLESSING
5 RGNMEIESA SEEMING 13 – 26 SMEARING REGIMENS* 39
6 THEJUADGE HEATED 19 – 26 JUDGE 45
7 DLCTAIOEV DIALECT 26 – 26 ACTIVE DOVETAIL, LOCATIVE*, VIOLATED 53
8 25 50 9 2 1 4 → 276 276
(4 + 2) × 50 − (25 − 1)
36 – 26 275


63
9 OBALDIMAN 36 – 36 ABDOMINAL
(15.75 seconds)
73
TB SNOBDUELS BOUNDLESS
(2.5 seconds)
46 – 36 73
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