Episode 2896

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Episode 2896 was broadcast on 4 December 2000, as part of Series 43.

Matthew Turner played Sarah Keane, with Matthew Turner winning 52 – 33. The Dictionary Corner guest was Fern Britton, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Turner Score Sarah Keane Others Max.
1 PXBTEUINR PUNTER 6 – 0 PRINT TRIBUNE, TURBINE 7
2 SRTEOGMAL GAOLERS 13 – 0 malters ☓ GLOATERS, LEGATORS* 15
3 TNGMIEUNA MEANING 20 – 0 meating ☓ ANTEING*, ANTIGEN*, AUGMENT, GENTIAN, GUANINE*, MINTAGE*, MUTAGEN*, TEAMING*, TEGMINA*, UNMEANT* 22
4 100 7 9 4 3 1 → 286 286
100 × 3 − (9 + 4 + 1)
30 – 10 286
100 × 3 − (9 + 4 + 1)


32
5 ZQYIEOKRN KRONE 35 – 10 IRON INKER*, IRONY, KOINE* 37
6 BFDLAEAMN flambed ☓ 35 – 16 BLAMED DAMNABLE 45
7 RYESRLOIT LOITERS 42 – 23 RIOTERS LORRIES, ROISTER*, SORRILY*, TOILERS* 52
8 50 10 9 8 10 3 → 209 209
(50 − 3 × 10) × 10 + 9
52 – 33 209
8 ÷ (3 + 10 ÷ 10) × 50 + 9


62
9 SAUCIDOLT 52 – 33 CUSTODIAL 72
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