Episode 2699

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Episode 2699 was broadcast on 31 January 2000, as part of Series 42.

Peter Hindes played Michael Calder, with Michael Calder winning 59 – 49, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Don Black, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Hindes Score Michael Calder Others Max.
1 WLSGEIORS GLOSSIER 8 – 8 GLOSSIER 8
2 FPDEAIMBV VAMPED 14 – 8 VAPID 14
3 PLYSEOAND SPLAYED 21 – 15 SPLAYED DYSPNOEA, ENDPLAYS* 22
4 25 50 100 4 7 9 → 224 225
4 × 50 + 25
28 – 22 225
9 × 25

CV: 224 = (9 − 50 ÷ (100 ÷ 4) + 25) × 7

32
SST FINCIFEET EFFICIENT
5 TRIEIHGDE RIGHTED 35 – 29 RIGHTED GIRTHED 39
6 MTNXOAEYU MONEY 35 – 35 AMOUNT ETYMON*, NOYAUX*, OMENTA*, OUTMAN*, TAXMEN*, YEOMAN* 45
7 TSDQEIORM STEROID 42 – 42 STEROID MORTISED 53
8 25 100 75 50 10 5 → 944 945
100 × 10 − 50 − 5
49 – 49 945
100 × 10 − 50 − 5


60
9 GLADLINES 49 – 49 SIGNALLED 70
TB TIGERLION 49 – 59 LOITERING
(17.5 seconds)
70
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