Episode 2101

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Episode 2101 was broadcast on 25 September 1997, and was the second semi-final of Series 36.

Maria Boyes played Simon Pryde, with Maria Boyes winning 43 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Nicholas Parsons, and the lexicographer was Hannah Robertson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Maria Boyes Score Simon Pryde Others Max.
1 SHUIGNRER USHERING 8 – 8 USHERING HERRINGS*, HUNGRIER 8
2 OAIDNCMAL MANIAC 8 – 15 COALMAN DIACONAL*, DOMANIAL*, MANDALIC* 16
3 REFSUAXDW SURFED 14 – 15 FEARS DEWARS*, DWARFS, FADERS*, FRAUDS*, WADERS*, WAFERS*, WAXERS* 22
4 25 4 2 1 6 8 → 613 614
6 × 4 × (25 + 1) − (8 + 2)
21 – 15 611

CV: 613 = (4 × 25 + 2) × 6 + 1

32
5 EOARLNSGB GARBLES 28 – 22 BANGLES ANGLERS*, BANGERS*, BELONGS, BONSELA*, BORAGES*, BORANES*, BRANLES*, BROGANS*, BROLGAS*, GAOLERS*, GRABENS*, LOANERS*, NOSEBAG*, ONAGERS*, ORANGES*, SOLEBAR* 39
6 MELATQOEV METAL 33 – 22 vetoal ☓ OLEATE*, VELETA 45
7 OIUPRSCIE RECOUPS 33 – 30 PRECIOUS 53
8 100 6 10 3 8 9 → 553 553
(100 − 8) × 6 + 10 − 9
43 – 40 553
(100 − 8) × 6 + 10 − 9


63
9 FOOTPURRS 43 – 40 RUSTPROOF 73
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