Episode 2906

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Episode 2906 was broadcast on 18 December 2000, and was the second quarter-final of Series 43.

Graham Nash played Gordon Cusworth, with Graham Nash winning 60 – 50. The Dictionary Corner guest was Anya Sitaram, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Nash Score Gordon Cusworth Others Max.
1 SGLEAINMR minglers ☓ 0 – 7 SEALING MALIGNERS*, MALINGERS 18
2 TLEUJRAEP RELATE 6 – 13 REPUTE PLEURAE*, PRELATE 25
3 TRNOEUKCM COUNTER 13 – 13 ROCKET CENTRUM*, MOUNTER*, RECOUNT*, REMOUNT*, TROUNCE* 32
4 50 3 6 5 4 8 → 564 565
(8 + 3) × 50 + 6 + 5 + 4
20 – 20 565
(8 + 3) × 50 + 6 + 5 + 4

Best: 564 = (8 + 3) × 50 + 4 × 5 − 6

42
5 GTNAODIEC COATING 27 – 27 COATING ACTIONED, CATENOID* 50
6 DBWAOILTE BLOATED 34 – 34 BLOATED TABLOID, TOWABLE 57
7 SYUAOCSEI CAUSES 40 – 40 CAUSES CASEOUS*, CAUSEYS*, CAYUSES* 64
8 25 6 9 7 1 5 → 275 275
(6 + 5) × 25
50 – 50 275
(6 + 5) × 25


74
9 MEDIUMSIN IMMUNISED
(2 seconds)
60 – 50 84
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