Episode 2878

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Episode 2878 was broadcast on 8 November 2000, as part of Series 43.

John Harrison played Pat Arnold, with John Harrison winning 59 – 47. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Harrison Score Pat Arnold Others Max.
1 SDLAOURJP PROUD 5 – 5 SLURP PARLOUS, UPLOADS 7
2 WPGEAELGD WAGGLED 12 – 12 WAGGLED 14
3 STRZIOFUN TURNS 12 – 18 FOUNTS FORINTS, NITROUS, TURIONS* 21
4 75 6 9 1 3 2 → 399 400
(6 − 1 + 75) × (3 + 2)
19 – 25 400
(6 − 1 + 75) × (3 + 2)

CV: 399 = (75 − 9) × 6 + 3

31
5 CGQNEAISO COINAGES 27 – 25 CEASING 39
6 DTRMEAOLN MANTLED 34 – 32 MANTLED ALMONER*, DELATOR*, DORMANT, EARLDOM*, LEOTARD, MANDREL*, MORDANT*, MORDENT*, OMENTAL*, ROADMEN*, TALONED*, TELAMON* 46
7 FVHMIUERA FIVER 39 – 37 FRAME ERUVIM*, FUMIER, HUMERI* 52
8 100 75 50 25 10 10 → 993 993
100 × 10 − 10 + 75 ÷ 25
49 – 47 993
100 × 10 − 10 + 75 ÷ 25


62
9 FINALTOOT FLOTATION
(27 seconds)
59 – 47 inflation ☓
(6 seconds)
72
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