Episode 2730

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Episode 2730 was broadcast on 14 March 2000, as part of Series 42.

Dot Morris played Wil Ransome, with Wil Ransome winning 57 – 37. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Fry, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Dot Morris Score Wil Ransome Others Max.
1 LCYEIOTMS MOISTLY 7 – 7 MOISTLY CITOLES*, SOCIETY 7
2 DBPAENIRG BEADING 14 – 14 READING BEARDING, BREADING 15
3 TVCAOISRE VICTORS 14 – 22 OVERACTS EVICTORS*, OVERCAST, VARICOSE*, VORTICES*, VOTARIES* 23
4 50 5 3 4 4 2 → 744 744
5 × 3 × 50 − (4 + 2)
24 – 32 744
5 × 3 × 50 − (4 + 2)


33
SST TREETDIXY DEXTERITY
5 WDGAIENLR LEADING 31 – 39 READING DRAGLINE*, DRAWLING, WRANGLED 41
6 PMSAOILTE PASTIME 31 – 47 PALMIEST LOAMIEST, MILEPOST, SEPTIMAL 49
7 BPNAIOWUL ALBINO 37 – 47 PLAIN 55
8 75 3 5 9 7 3 → 322 322 ☓ 37 – 57 322
(9 − 5) × (75 + 7) − 3 − 3


65
9 NEVISGALA 37 – 57 GALVANISE 75
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