Episode 2768

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Episode 2768 was broadcast on 5 May 2000, as part of Series 42.

Mick Dimaline played Bill Semple, with Mick Dimaline winning 49 – 44. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mick Dimaline Score Bill Semple Others Max.
1 CEASTEOSC COASTS 6 – 6 COSSET ACCOSTS 7
2 BWUARTELI TRIBAL 12 – 12 WAITER WRITABLE 15
3 AESLUMSEI MEASLES 19 – 12 AMUSES AIMLESS, ILEUSES*, MEALIES* 22
4 25 2 5 10 5 9 → 592 590
(2 × 5 + 9 + 5) × 25 − 10
26 – 12

CV: 592 = (5 × 25 − 9) × 5 + 10 + 2

32
5 NXAOTEVMI MOTIVE 32 – 18 MOTIVE VEXATION 40
6 EAKLTIJEY jetlike ☓ 32 – 24 TALKIE 46
7 PCAIEGLRO GLACIER 39 – 24 GARLIC CAPRIOLE 54
8 100 7 6 1 8 4 → 464 464
(7 + 8 + 1 + 100) × 4
49 – 34 464
100 × 4 + 8 × (7 + 1)


64
9 HADONWIGS 49 – 44 SHADOWING
(2 seconds)
74
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