Episode 2780

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Episode 2780 was broadcast on 26 May 2000, as part of Series 42.

Mei Ling Simons played Colin Dunn, with Mei Ling Simons winning 53 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Siân Lloyd, and the lexicographer was Mark Nyman, with this episode marking Nyman's last appearance as lexicographer on the show to date.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Mei Ling Simons Score Colin Dunn Others Max.
1 WYRIEALMV VERILY 0 – 7 WEARILY VIRELAY* 7
2 SQMOEULNX MOUSE 5 – 12 MOUSE ENSOUL*, LEMONS, LUMENS*, MELONS, MOSQUE, SOLEMN 13
3 IADNELGPC PLEADING 13 – 20 PLEADING PANICLED* 21
4 75 7 10 5 2 2 → 737 737
(75 − 2) × 10 + 7
23 – 30 737
(75 − 2) × 10 + 7


31
5 RBSIAETST BATTIER 30 – 37 BATTERS ARTISTES, ARTSIEST*, BATISTES*, BIRETTAS, STRIATES* 39
6 WJDOETIMD TIMED 35 – 42 TIMED DOWTED* 45
7 RTSAEONHP PANTHERS 43 – 42 HORNETS OPERANTS*, PHAETONS*, PHONATES, PRONATES, STANHOPE 53
8 50 100 8 2 8 5 → 553 553
5 × 100 + 50 + 2 + 8 ÷ 8
53 – 42 556


63
9 IANIANTOM 53 – 52 ANIMATION
(2 seconds)
73
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