Episode 2855

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Episode 2855 was broadcast on 6 October 2000, as part of Series 43.

Ben Ferry played Gordon Cusworth, with Gordon Cusworth winning 64 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Tania Styles.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Ferry Score Gordon Cusworth Others Max.
1 IPONRELAE PIONEER 7 – 7 PLAINER LEPORINE*, PERINEAL*, PERONEAL 8
2 DCIKOTBAE BACKED 13 – 13 BAITED DIEBACK*, ICEBOAT 15
3 TIXEVUHZO VOTE 17 – 17 EXIT OUTIE* 20
4 75 4 3 8 5 1 → 961 962 17 – 27 961
(75 − 1) × (8 + 5) − (4 − 3)


30
5 SNLIARGEJ SEALING 24 – 34 SEALING JANGLIER*, JINGLERS*, REALIGNS, RESIGNAL*, SLANGIER* 38
6 VIATOESDC COASTED 31 – 41 COASTED ADVECTS*, ADVICES*, AVIDEST*, AVOCETS, COSTIVE*, DACITES*, DACOITS*, DATIVES*, IODATES*, OCTAVES, TOADIES* 45
7 MFIPRAOLT PILOT 31 – 47 IMPORT PLATFORM* 53
8 75 25 3 9 7 2 → 515 516
7 × 75 − 9
38 – 54 516
(2 + 3) × (25 + 75) + 9 + 7

CV: 515 = (75 + 25 + 3) × (7 − 2)

63
9 GOREQUEST 38 – 64 GROTESQUE
(15 seconds)
73
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