Episode 2880

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Episode 2880 was broadcast on 10 November 2000, as part of Series 43.

John Harrison played Laura Harker, with John Harrison winning 50 – 39. The Dictionary Corner guest was Richard Stilgoe, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Harrison Score Laura Harker Others Max.
1 CTPAOQVEP PACT 0 – 6 AVOCET CAPOTE*, OCTAVE, TOECAP 6
2 GRNIAEBFJ BEARING 7 – 13 BEARING BARFING*, FEARING 13
3 NLLSIEARL RALLIES 14 – 20 RALLIES LARNIES*, NAILERS* 20
4 75 6 7 6 7 1 → 563 564
(7 + 1) × 75 − 7 × 6 + 6
21 – 20 564 ☓

CV: 563 = (75 + 7) × 7 − (6 + 6 − 1)

30
5 CDDOIEGHW CHIDED 27 – 26 CHIDED COWHIDE 37
6 TDRZIANIE TRAINED 34 – 33 TRAINED DAINTIER, TRIAZINE 45
7 SGFOEISMT SMITES 40 – 39 FOGIES EGOISTS, EGOTISM, FOMITES*, MITOSES*, SOFTIES*, SOMITES*, STOGIES* 52
8 100 50 75 25 9 9 → 621 621
75 × 9 − 50 − 100 ÷ 25
50 – 39


62
9 RUESOONER 50 – 39 ERRONEOUS 72
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