Episode 2779

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Episode 2779 was broadcast on 25 May 2000, as part of Series 42.

Peter McGuigan played Mei Ling Simons, with Mei Ling Simons winning 49 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Siân Lloyd, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter McGuigan Score Mei Ling Simons Others Max.
1 YLGOEIPTR PORTLY 6 – 6 GOITRE POLITER, TRILOGY 7
2 NDGAETPOS POSTED 6 – 13 POSTAGE NOTEPADS, TONEPADS* 15
3 VEALNNUGS unslave ☓ 6 – 20 GUNNELS ANGELUS*, LANGUES*, LEGUANS* 22
4 100 75 6 2 1 2 → 455 455
75 × 6 + 2 + 2 + 1
16 – 30 455
75 × 6 + 2 + 2 + 1


32
5 SRDZEIAKS siders ☓ 16 – 37 KAISERS DARKIES*, KARZIES* 39
6 HNCEORIFC confer ☓7 16 – 37 conchier ☓ CORNICHE 47
7 FTEABIHET FAITH 21 – 42 BATHE BEFIT, FETTA*, HABIT*, TATIE*, TEETH*, THEBE*, THEFT*, THETA*, THIEF*, TITHE* 52
8 25 2 8 3 4 6 → 854 854 ☓ 21 – 49 853
(8 × 4 + 2) × 25 + 3

CV: 854 = (4 × 25 + 6) × 8 + 2 × 3

62
9 YACIBALLS BASICALLY
(2 seconds)
31 – 49 72
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