Episode 2870

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Episode 2870 was broadcast on 27 October 2000, as part of Series 43.

James Sheppard played Linda Dawe, with James Sheppard winning 70 – 60. The Dictionary Corner guest was Melvyn Hayes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection James Sheppard Score Linda Dawe Others Max.
1 TEJFIRANG RAFTING 7 – 7 FEARING ENGRAFT*, FAINTER*, FARTING, FRIGATE*, GRANITE*, GRATINE*, INGRAFT*, INGRATE*, TANGIER*, TEARING* 7
2 YLDOESXAH YODELS 13 – 13 HALOED SHOALED 14
3 SEGRICDAL DISGRACE 21 – 21 DISGRACE GLACIERS, RADICLES 22
4 100 2 5 9 1 4 → 255 255
(2 + 1) × 100 − 9 × 5
31 – 31 255
(4 − 1) × 100 − 9 × 5


32
5 SPCTIEOTD SPOTTED 38 – 38 SPOTTED COTTISED*, DESPOTIC 40
6 WETVILRUE VIRTUE 44 – 44 REVILE RIVULET 47
7 MNFOIEDNR DINNER 50 – 50 FRIEND INFORMED 55
8 25 5 6 10 2 3 → 746 746
25 × 3 × 10 − (6 − 2)
60 – 60 746
25 × 3 × 10 − (6 − 2)


65
9 ICEDIVILS CIVILISED
(6.75 seconds)
70 – 60 75
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