Episode 2909

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Episode 2909 was broadcast on 21 December 2000, and was the first semi-final of Series 43.

David Williams played Matthew Turner, with Matthew Turner winning 57 – 40. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Williams Score Matthew Turner Others Max.
1 CRBOEIMSJ CRIMES 6 – 6 CRIMES MICROBES 8
2 PSHNAIEKN SHAKEN 6 – 13 HANKIES NAPKINS 15
3 RCDDOAEGQ GRACED 12 – 19 GRACED CORDAGE 22
4 100 9 7 3 5 5 → 159 159
(7 + 3) × 5 + 100 + 9
22 – 29 159
(7 + 3) × 5 + 100 + 9


32
5 TWTSIAOGT TWIST 27 – 34 TWIST TOWAIS* 38
6 YSRMEIURW MISERY 33 – 40 MISERY MURREYS* 45
7 DGNFEIADL LEADING 40 – 47 LEADING FINAGLED 53
8 25 9 8 7 7 5 → 268 269 40 – 57 268
8 × 25 + 9 × 7 + 5


63
9 CENNSURES 40 – 57 SUNSCREEN 73
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