Episode 2723

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Episode 2723 was broadcast on 3 March 2000, as part of Series 42.

Russell Gaines played Nett Steinson, with Russell Gaines winning 59 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Russell Gaines Score Nett Steinson Others Max.
1 SLGIEUBQC BULGES 6 – 6 BUGLES CLIQUES 7
2 NRIADROTT ORDAIN 12 – 6 TAROT TRAITOR 14
3 FDLEOINST STIFLED 19 – 13 FONDEST DENTILS*, DOLINES*, ENFOLDS*, ENTISOL*, FOISTED*, FONDLES, INDOLES*, LENTOID*, OLEFINS*, ONLIEST*, TENFOLD 21
4 25 4 8 1 2 4 → 609 609
(4 + 2) × 4 × 25 + 8 + 1
29 – 23 609
4 × 25 × (4 + 2) + 8 + 1


31
SST WHERDS SHREWD
5 RKEANWEZF WEAKER 35 – 29 WEAKEN WANKER*, WEANER* 37
6 LYPIANMOI ALIMONY 42 – 29 AMPLY PALIMONY 45
7 SHEOCVAML ALCOVES 49 – 29 SHOVEL COEVALS, LOACHES* 52
8 9 3 3 1 10 2 → 370 370
((3 + 1) × 9 + 3 − 2) × 10
59 – 29 360


62
9 DIGTUNNEL 59 – 29 INDULGENT 72
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