Episode 2740

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Episode 2740 was broadcast on 28 March 2000, as part of Series 42.

Terence O'Farrell played Don Johnston, with Terence O'Farrell winning 48 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Terence O'Farrell Score Don Johnston Others Max.
1 TNOILASVU LIONS 5 – 0 latins ☓ AVULSION* 8
2 YRODENFAT FRONTED 12 – 0 DEFRAY DENTARY*, FEODARY*, FORAYED 15
3 RDEEXOGSN ENDORSE 19 – 0 SNORED GENDERS 22
4 25 7 5 3 6 1 → 871 871
7 × 5 × 25 − (3 + 1)
29 – 10 871
7 × 5 × 25 − (3 + 1)


32
SST LABELIER RELIABLE
5 RDEGIHRAC CARRIED 36 – 17 CHARGED CHAIRED*, CHARGER*, CHARIER*, CHARRED*, CHIRRED*, HARDIER*, HARRIED* 39
6 MLEASWIBG SILAGE 42 – 23 BLAMES ABLEISM*, BEWAILS*, GAMBLES, GIMBALS*, MILAGES* 46
7 TOCPETUGR CUTTER 48 – 29 POTTER PROTECT 53
8 100 8 1 7 10 5 → 771 771 ☓ 48 – 29 776 ☓

CV: 771 = (100 + 10) × 7 + 1

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9 ODDCAVEAT 48 – 39 ADVOCATED
(6.5 seconds)
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