Episode 2787

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Episode 2787 was broadcast on 6 June 2000, as part of Series 42.

Jim Ainsworth played Paul Beesley, with Jim Ainsworth winning 42 – 26. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

The recording of this programme was delayed due to the late running of Carol Vorderman's train. To keep the studio audience entertained, this impromptu performance was given.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Ainsworth Score Paul Beesley Others Max.
1 GOGEJTICU JUICE 5 – 5 GOUGE OUTJIE* 6
2 SLREOSATD ROASTED 5 – 13 LEOTARDS LODESTARS 24
3 YEWNIVALR WINERY 11 – 19 LIVERY INLAYER*, NAILERY*, NAIVELY*, NERVILY*, RAVELIN*, VIRELAY*, WEARILY 31
4 75 1 2 1 3 8 → 499 11 – 19

CV: 499 = (75 − 1 − 3) × (8 − 1) + 2

41
5 DSFEITGAQ FIDGETS 18 – 19 FASTED AGISTED 48
6 LONREHAPS PAROLES 25 – 26 PLANERS ALPHORNS*, PERSONAL, PSORALEN*, SHRAPNEL* 56
7 XLYEIMDAT DAYTIME 32 – 26 MALTED MEATILY 63
8 100 9 7 5 1 2 → 996 996
(9 + 1) × 100 − (7 − (5 − 2))
42 – 26 997


73
9 OURCITYIS 42 – 26 CURIOSITY 83
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