Episode 2890

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Episode 2890 was broadcast on 24 November 2000, as part of Series 43.

John Barber played Jack Sutherland, with John Barber winning 45 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Philip Franks, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Barber Score Jack Sutherland Others Max.
1 TRGIAVESW WAVIEST 7 – 7 GRAVEST VIRGATES 8
2 RTOENHICD thorned ☓ 7 – 13 TRENCH CHONDRITE*, THRENODIC 26
3 RAZEPGUBM UMBRAGE 14 – 13 brazure ☓ GAZUMPER 34
4 75 6 1 2 7 5 → 470 475
6 × 75 + (7 − 2) × 5
21 – 13

CV: 470 = 75 × 6 + 5 × (7 − 2 − 1)

44
5 DSLIEAFNC FANCIED 28 – 20 FIANCES CALENDS*, CANDIES*, CANDLES, DENIALS*, FANCIES, FASCINE*, FINALES, INCASED*, SANICLE*, SCALENI* 51
6 TVIEPSNOF pontifs ☓ 28 – 26 PIVOTS ENVOIS*, FEINTS*, FINEST*, INFEST*, INSTEP*, INVEST*, OPINES*, PONIES*, PINTOS*, PISTON*, PITONS*, POINTE*, POINTS*, PONTES*, POSTIE*, SOFTEN*, SOFTIE*, SOVIET*, SPINET*, SPINTO* 57
7 MRSAIELKN LANKIER 35 – 26 LIKENS KREMLINS*, MINERALS*, RAMEKINS* 65
8 25 8 7 7 6 5 → 301 301
(7 + 5) × 25 + 7 − 6
45 – 36 301
(7 + 5) × 25 + 7 − 6


75
9 CLEANDODO 45 – 36 CANOODLED 85
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