Episode 2899

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Episode 2899 was broadcast on 7 December 2000, as part of Series 43.

Sid Sears played Stephen Briggs, with Stephen Briggs winning 51 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Fern Britton, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sid Sears Score Stephen Briggs Others Max.
1 RTEODUHEV ROUTED 0 – 7 HOVERED OVERDUE 7
2 WSAINOGCE SAWING 0 – 14 CEASING COINAGES 15
3 HSAGEDCIP GASHED 6 – 20 CASHED APHIDES, EDAPHIC* 22
4 50 7 10 1 6 2 → 874 868 6 – 27 873
(50 + 1) × (10 + 7) + 6

CV: 874 = (2 × 50 + 10) × (7 + 1) − 6

32
5 FLTDUAENP FLAUNTED 14 – 27 FAULTED 40
6 STOINAMBT BASTION 21 – 34 BASTION BOTANIST 48
7 YSRFEIEXR REFERS 21 – 41 FERRIES 55
8 50 75 7 8 2 10 → 714 714
10 × 75 − (50 − 2 × 7)
31 – 51 714
10 × 75 − (50 − 2 × 7)


65
9 MAGICRING GRIMACING
(27 seconds)
41 – 51 75
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