Episode 2655

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Episode 2655 was broadcast on 1 December 1999, as part of Series 41.

Melvin Hetherington played William Cussen, with Melvin Hetherington winning 61 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Melvin Hetherington Score William Cussen Others Max.
1 TSALEMUGN AUGMENTS 8 – 8 GUNMETAL GUNMETALS 18
2 IVLREMWEL MILLER 14 – 14 MILLER VERMEIL* 25
3 SQAARPESU SQUARES 21 – 21 SQUARES QUASARS, SARAPES* 32
4 25 3 7 1 4 9 → 574 574
(9 + 4 + 7 + 3) × 25 − 1
31 – 21 561


42
SST TILEBARE LIBERATE
5 GFRADEXOB FORAGED 38 – 21 braced ☓ FORBADE, GEARBOX 49
6 VETIMDDAP VAMPED 44 – 21 PAVED DAMPED*, DATIVE*, DIADEM*, TAMPED* 55
7 OSNBEITPD BONIEST 51 – 21 SPINED BEDPOST*, DEPOSIT, DOPIEST*, POINTED, POSITED*, STIPEND*, TOPSIDE 62
8 50 3 6 1 5 10 → 425 425
(10 × 3 + 6 − 1 + 50) × 5
61 – 21 434


72
9 BEVELGATE 61 – 31 VEGETABLE
(7 seconds)
82
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