Episode 2897

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Episode 2897 was broadcast on 5 December 2000, as part of Series 43.

Matthew Turner played Sid Sears, with Sid Sears winning 51 – 46. The Dictionary Corner guest was Fern Britton, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Matthew Turner Score Sid Sears Others Max.
1 MDPJAEOSD MOPEDS 6 – 0 JAPED POMADED*, POMADES 7
2 CSIENLASH CHAINS 6 – 8 CHINLESS CLEANISH*, LACINESS*, SANICLES* 15
3 TDWSREUOV VOTERS 12 – 14 VOTERS DETOURS*, DEVOURS, DOUREST*, ROUSTED, STROWED*, WORSTED 22
4 100 25 6 1 2 3 → 945 944
(100 + 2) × (6 + 3) + 25 + 1
19 – 21 944
(100 + 2) × (6 + 3) + 25 + 1

Best: 945 = (100 + 6 − 1) × (25 + 2) ÷ 3

32
5 TNIAGWECP ACTING 25 – 27 PAWING PICANTE* 39
6 TLDCAIERF TRIFLED 32 – 34 TRAILED ARTICLED, LACERTID* 47
7 HSORANIGV SHARING 39 – 41 VARNISH ORANGISH* 55
8 25 100 75 7 5 8 → 970 973
(100 + 75 + 25 − 7) × 5 + 8
46 – 41 965

CV: 970 = (100 − 8 + 5) × (75 ÷ 25 + 7)

65
9 DEMIMINIS 46 – 51 MINIMISED
(3 seconds)
75
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