Episode 2862

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Episode 2862 was broadcast on 17 October 2000, as part of Series 43.

Bola Adelaja played Colin Cameron, with Colin Cameron winning 51 – 38. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Graham, and the lexicographer was Tania Styles.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Bola Adelaja Score Colin Cameron Others Max.
1 XPLAUESGR PLAGUES 7 – 7 GULPERS EARPLUGS* 8
2 PLKTAEIMS TALKIES 14 – 14 PALMIST PALMIEST*, SEPTIMAL 16
3 QGWOAPNEM WOMEN 19 – 14 pomagne ☓ MOPANE*, WEAPON 22
4 100 10 2 9 1 10 → 568 567
(100 - (10 + 10) + 1) × (9 − 2)
26 – 14

Best: 569 = 100 ÷ 2 × (10 + 1) + 10 + 9

29
5 DCTOUYNDA COUNT 31 – 19 DUCAT ADDUCT*, COUNTY, TOUCAN 35
6 RLTIEODNE RELENT 31 – 27 LOITERED DELETION, DOLERITE*, ORIENTED*, REDOLENT* 43
7 SRTIAHSEL HALTERS 38 – 34 LATHERS HAIRLESS, REALISTS*, SALTIRES, SLATHERS*, SLITHERS* 51
8 2 1 9 3 9 4 → 284 270 38 – 41 283
(9 − 2) × 4 × (9 + 1) + 3

CV: 284 = ((9 + 1) × 3 + 2) × 9 − 4

61
9 DICEFLAIR 38 – 51 CLARIFIED
(8.5 seconds)
71
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