Episode 2798

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Episode 2798 was broadcast on 26 June 2000, as part of Series 43.

Bruce Lambert played Esther Middleton, with Bruce Lambert winning 58 – 25. The Dictionary Corner guest was Magnus Magnusson, and the lexicographer was Penny Silva.

This episode saw the introduction of the New Oxford Dictionary Of English (NODE) as the dictionary used in Dictionary Corner.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bruce Lambert Score Esther Middleton Others Max.
1 LCWAUFETG FLUTE 5 – 5 FLUTE FAUCET, TEGULA* 6
2 SNTIAODSE SANDIEST 13 – 5 DONATES ANODISES*, DESTAINS*, SEDATION 14
3 PXGIARNET PARTING 20 – 5 reparing ☓ TAPERING 22
4 50 1 10 5 2 4 → 835 834 ☓ 20 – 12 832
(1 + 10 + 5) × (50 + 2)

Best: 835 = ((50 − 10 + 2) × 4 − 1) × 5

32
5 DSMOIEPWV IMPOSED 27 – 12 POISED 39
6 MLGAURNET GARNET 33 – 18 MANGER ARGUMENT, GUNMETAL* 47
7 ZSCAIEDLM MEDICALS 41 – 18 SCALED CAMELIDS*, DECIMALS, DECLAIMS* 55
8 50 5 6 4 1 6 → 454 456
(5 + 4) × 50 + 6
48 – 25 456
(5 + 4) × 50 + 6

CV: 454 = (5 + 6 − 1) × (50 − 4) − 6

65
9 UFEARVITO FAVOURITE
(6 seconds)
58 – 25 75
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