Episode 2724

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Episode 2724 was broadcast on 6 March 2000, as part of Series 42.

Russell Gaines played Eric Birtwell, with Russell Gaines winning 59 – 30. The Dictionary Corner guest was Geoffrey Durham, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Russell Gaines Score Eric Birtwell Others Max.
1 VSBEOURTN VOTERS 6 – 0 TOURS BOURNES*, BURNETS*, BURTONS*, NERVOUS, OBVERTS*, SORBENT*, SUBVENT*, SUBVERT*, TONSURE, UNROBES* 7
2 GSEARDIES DIGRESS 13 – 7 GASSIER DISAGREES 25
3 PHJAIEDNT PAINTED 20 – 14 PAINTED PINHEAD, PITHEAD* 32
4 75 4 1 2 6 2 → 127 127
75 × 2 − (4 × 6 − 1)
30 – 14


42
SST PRAID RAPID
5 ROICXEAWM WAXIER 36 – 14 MIXER COAXER*, COWRIE 48
6 DTLOATEGS TOASTED 43 – 14 STEAL TOADLETS* 56
7 YRIOGPEAR PRIORY 49 – 20 REPAIR PROGERIA* 64
8 1 4 9 6 8 2 → 530 530
(9 × 6 − 1) × (8 + 2)
59 – 30 530
(9 × 6 − 1) × (8 + 2)


74
9 PAWNSPREE 59 – 30 NEWSPAPER 84
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