Episode 2857

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Episode 2857 was broadcast on 10 October 2000, as part of Series 43.

Gordon Cusworth played Paul Wood, with Gordon Cusworth winning 65 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Tania Styles.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gordon Cusworth Score Paul Wood Others Max.
1 CLEPTOUNE CLOUT 0 – 6 COUPLE CENTUPLE*, OPULENCE 8
2 TRIACREOT REACTOR 7 – 13 TRACTOR CATTIER*, CITRATE*, COTTIER*, CREATOR*, CRITTER*, EROTICA*, ERRATIC*, RATTIER*, RETRACT*, RICOTTA*, TARTIER*, TRAITOR 15
3 LTIADGIEN DETAILING 25 – 13 DILATING 33
4 100 1 9 9 6 4 → 655 655
(100 + 9) × 6 + 1
35 – 13


43
5 HPJUAEBMS JUMPS 40 – 18 SHAPE AMBUSH 49
6 DWOSFAIEK AWOKE 45 – 23 FADES FAKIES*, FODIES*, KIDEOS*, SOAKED, WADIES* 55
7 VUALRETLM TRAVEL 45 – 30 VAULTER 62
8 100 10 4 9 2 6 → 876 876
9 × 100 − 10 × 2 − 4
55 – 40 876
9 × 100 − 6 × 4


72
9 GOLDENACE CONGEALED
(9 seconds)
65 – 40 82
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