Episode 2858

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Episode 2858 was broadcast on 11 October 2000, as part of Series 43.

Gordon Cusworth played Fuad Ahmed, with Gordon Cusworth winning 61 – 21. The Dictionary Corner guest was Angela Rippon, and the lexicographer was Tania Styles.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Gordon Cusworth Score Fuad Ahmed Others Max.
1 GXANOASRI SOARING 7 – 7 SOARING AGNOSIA*, AGRIONS*, ANGORAS*, SANGRIA, SARANGI*, SIGNORA* 7
2 RWVEEOSRG GROWERS 14 – 14 GROWERS OVERGREW 15
3 YCSIAEDZM DISMAY 20 – 14 maizes ☓ MEDIACY* 22
4 9 5 2 1 9 3 → 390 390
(9 × 5 − 3 × 2) × (9 + 1)
30 – 14 400


32
5 OUEDPYRAT trouped ☓ 30 – 14 trouped ☓ ADOPTER*, READOPT*, UPRATED 39
6 LNDIECOLI COLLIDE 37 – 21 COLLIDE INDOCILE 47
7 TSAIONPJN NATIONS 44 – 21 PATIOS ANOINTS, ONANIST*, PANNIST*, SAPONIN* 54
8 100 2 8 3 9 10 → 365 364
100 × 3 + 9 × 8 − (10 − 2)
51 – 21

CV: 365 = (100 − 3 × 9) × 10 ÷ 2

64
9 OXENGIRTH EXHORTING
(15 seconds)
61 – 21 74
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