Episode 2900

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Episode 2900 was broadcast on 8 December 2000, as part of Series 43.

Stephen Briggs played Elsie Metcalfe, with Stephen Briggs winning 66 – 36. The Dictionary Corner guest was Fern Britton, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Stephen Briggs Score Elsie Metcalfe Others Max.
1 GMSOAELYU GAMELY 6 – 6 MEASLY AMYLOSE*, MAGUEYS* 7
2 RCAWNOIPT CAPTION 13 – 6 PIANO APRICOT, CANTRIP*, CORTINA*, WAITRON* 14
3 RZDGEAILR GLAZIER 20 – 13 GLAZIER GIRDLER*, GRAZIER* 21
4 100 50 75 2 8 1 → 861 860
(100 − 2) × 8 + 75 + 1
27 – 13

CV: 862 Best: 861 = (75 + 50 − 2) × (8 − 1)

31
5 NTSEAOTNI NOTATES 34 – 20 NOTATES ENATIONS*, TINSTONE*, TONTINES 39
6 MDLKUIARE DERAIL 40 – 26 MARKED MIAULED*, MUDLARK 46
7 HPWOAEXDT HOAXED 46 – 26 TOWED HEXAPOD*, POTHEAD 53
8 75 2 5 1 8 3 → 576 576
(75 − 3) × 8
56 – 36 576
(75 − 5 + 2) × 8


63
9 TIPEXDEED EXPEDITED
(3.75 seconds)
66 – 36 73
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