Episode 2898

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Episode 2898 was broadcast on 6 December 2000, as part of Series 43.

Sid Sears played Nicky Petrie, with Sid Sears winning 57 – 19. The Dictionary Corner guest was Fern Britton, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sid Sears Score Nicky Petrie Others Max.
1 NMEUSFOTY FOMENTS 7 – 0 FUMES ETYMONS 7
2 DLPEAITZG PLAITED 14 – 7 PLAITED GLITZED*, LIGATED* 14
3 TNOEBRAGR GROANER 21 – 14 GROANER BARONET, BEGORRA*, GARROTE, GRANTER*, GRANTOR*, NEGATOR* 21
4 25 9 1 3 5 6 → 848 850
(6 × 5 + 3 + 1) × 25
28 – 14 847 ☓

CV: 848 = (6 + 1) × 5 × 25 − 3 × 9

31
5 QSRLYIEIB RISIBLY 35 – 14 SLYER RISIBLE 38
6 KREOMTUIL TURMOIL 42 – 14 LOITER MOTLIER*, OUTLIER 45
7 NXVJAEIDA VIXEN 47 – 19 NAIVE ADNEXA*, INVADE, JINXED, NAVAID* 51
8 75 50 7 10 8 9 → 792 792
10 × 75 + 50 − 8
57 – 19 797


61
9 RIGARREST irrigates ☓
(19 seconds)
57 – 19 REGISTRAR 71
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