Episode 2727

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Episode 2727 was broadcast on 9 March 2000, as part of Series 42.

Lisa Hermann played Hilary Shearer, with Lisa Hermann winning 64 – 29. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Fry, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Lisa Hermann Score Hilary Shearer Others Max.
1 GYDABIMOV AVOID 5 – 5 AVOID BIGAMY, DAIMYO* 6
2 WLQEAENTO TONAL 10 – 10 TALON ETALON, LATEEN*, LOANEE*, OLEATE*, TOWNEE 12
3 RNSIAGETF RANGIEST 18 – 18 STRAFING ANGRIEST*, ENGRAFTS*, FEASTING, FRIGATES*, GANISTER*, GANTRIES*, INGRAFTS*, INGRATES* 20
4 50 100 75 25 5 2 → 967 975
2 × 5 × 100 − 25
23 – 23 975
2 × 5 × 100 − 25

CV: 970 = (100 − 75 ÷ 25) × 5 × 2
Best: 968 = (100 − 75 ÷ 25) × 50 ÷ 5 − 2

27
SST DANGLDEED GLADDENED
5 DCSUOEZSA CAUSED 29 – 29 CUSSED CASEOUS*, ESCUDOS* 34
6 PERITNAHS PAINTERS 37 – 29 HARPIES PERIANTHS 52
7 DCEAPLIRO PAROLED 44 – 29 carpeloid ☓ CAPRIOLED 70
8 100 10 6 8 1 2 → 679 679
(100 − (8 − 10 ÷ 2)) × (6 + 1)
54 – 29 670


80
9 OCEANURGE ENCOURAGE
(12.75 seconds)
64 – 29 90
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