Episode 2701

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Episode 2701 was broadcast on 2 February 2000, as part of Series 42.

Michael Calder played Clarissa Caröe, with Michael Calder winning 56 – 46, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Don Black, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Michael Calder Score Clarissa Caröe Others Max.
1 HSTLPAEIE PETALS 6 – 6 PALEST EPILATES, HEELTAPS* 8
2 MWRTAIOUD RATIO 11 – 11 RATIO AUDITOR, MUDWORT*, OUTWARD 15
3 IEASJDLTR LARDIEST 19 – 19 LARDIEST 23
4 3 7 5 9 10 4 → 974 970
((7 + 4) × 9 − (5 − 3)) × 10
26 – 19

CV: 975 Best: 973 = ((10 + 5) × 9 + 4) × 7

30
SST RAMPYIR PRIMARY
5 NFIOEARYD ANEROID 33 – 26 FORAYED FEODARY* 37
6 MGNGIEOLO LOOMING 40 – 33 LOOMING GLOOMING 45
7 BTYDNAEAT ABATED 46 – 39 ABATED ABEYANT 52
8 75 25 50 100 8 3 → 818 821 46 – 46 816
(50 ÷ 25 + 100) × 8

CV: 819 = (50 ÷ 25 + 100) × 8 + 3
Best: 818 = (75 × 3 − 8) × 100 ÷ 25 − 50

62
9 SKINTEASE 46 – 46 teakiness ☓
(21 seconds)
SNEAKIEST 72
TB GRAPELINE REPEALING
(6.25 seconds)
56 – 46 72
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