Episode 2789

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Episode 2789 was broadcast on 8 June 2000, as part of Series 42.

Jim Ainsworth played Neil Parrack, with Jim Ainsworth winning 53 – 51. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ned Sherrin, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Jim Ainsworth Score Neil Parrack Others Max.
1 GIYROQTEX GOITRE 6 – 6 GOITRE 6
2 RSWSAIETO WAITERS 6 – 14 WAITRESS 14
3 LERGSAUNI SEALING 13 – 21 INSULAR GRANULES, REALIGNS*, RESIGNAL*, SINGULAR*, SLANGIER* 22
4 100 25 8 5 3 1 → 627 628 13 – 31 627
(100 + 25) × 5 + 3 − 1


32
5 PFDLEAIEC FAILED 19 – 37 FAILED PEDICEL, PEDICLE 39
6 DAVSTEIMY DATIVES 26 – 44 MISDATE DAYTIMES 47
7 NLDJAEEGT GLEANED 33 – 51 ELEGANT DETANGLE* 55
8 75 1 5 2 7 6 → 935 935
6 × 2 × 75 + 7 × 5
43 – 51 925


65
9 LEAVYTRIP PRIVATELY
(2.25 seconds)
53 – 51 75
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