Episode 2709

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Episode 2709 was broadcast on 14 February 2000, as part of Series 42.

Daniel Vanniasingham played David Ballheimer, with David Ballheimer winning 58 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Martin Jarvis, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Daniel Vanniasingham Score David Ballheimer Others Max.
1 STAQOYETF TOAST 5 – 5 STATE FETTAS, FYTTES*, SAFETY, TOASTY* 6
2 SINTAWSEZ SAINTS 5 – 12 ZANIEST ENTASIS*, NASTIES, SESTINA*, TANSIES*, TISANES*, WISENTS*, WITNESS* 13
3 SINACGOTL COASTING 13 – 20 COASTING NOSTALGIC 31
4 75 1 2 9 4 10 → 420 420
(75 − (9 + 1) ÷ 2) × (10 − 4)
23 – 30 420
(75 + 9) × 10 ÷ 2


41
SST PYEDES SPEEDY
5 LENGUPSAR PLUNGES 23 – 38 PLUNGERS EARPLUGS, GRANULES*, GRAPNELS*, PURSLANE*, SPEARGUN*, SUPERNAL* 49
6 MVINEKERA RAVINE 29 – 44 AIRMEN MANKIER, MINEVER, RAMEKIN*, VERMIAN* 56
7 TIOHWNESA TOWNIES 36 – 51 WHITENS ATONIES*, HISTONE*, TAWNIES, TOWNISH*, WAHINES* 63
8 1 4 2 10 6 1 → 483 482
4 × 2 × 6 × 10 + 1 + 1
43 – 58 482
4 × 2 × 6 × 10 + 1 + 1

CV: 483 = (4 × 6 × 10 + 1) × 2 + 1

73
9 FEEDBRIDE DEBRIEFED
(2 seconds)
53 – 58 83
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