Episode 2686

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Episode 2686 was broadcast on 12 January 2000, as part of Series 42.

Alan Jenkins played Olive Morgan, with Olive Morgan winning 39 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Roy Hudd, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Alan Jenkins Score Olive Morgan Others Max.
1 EEATGBRTM BATTER 6 – 6 MATTER ABETTER 7
2 REPABTPEC CARPET 12 – 12 REBATE PERCEPT*, PRECEPT 14
3 IOESNVFCA FANCIES 19 – 19 EVASION FASCINE*, FIANCES, NOVICES 21
4 25 1 4 100 75 50 → 610 604
4 × (100 + 50) + 75 ÷ 25 + 1
24 – 19 600

CV: 611 = 4 × (100 + 50 + 75 ÷ 25) − 1
Best: 610 = (100 × (75 + 1) + 25) × 4 ÷ 50

31
SST IDONTRAIT TRADITION
5 LRIODTPUZ PROUD 24 – 25 PUTRID LUPOID*, TORPID*, TRIPOD 37
6 AEISNWWGN SAWING 24 – 32 WEANING AWNINGS 44
7 TOLAHYERD LOATHED 31 – 39 THREADY RATHOLED* 52
8 25 6 8 5 3 4 → 863 31 – 39

CV: 862 Best: 863 = (25 × 4 + 6) × 8 + 5 × 3

62
9 FEINTDICS 31 – 39 DISINFECT 72
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