Episode 2910

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Episode 2910 was broadcast on 22 December 2000, and was the second semi-final of Series 43.

Graham Nash played Clare Wright, with Graham Nash winning 70 – 53. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Nash Score Clare Wright Others Max.
1 TVPEOACSY OCTAVES 7 – 7 OCTAVES AVOCETS, CAPOTES*, TEAPOYS*, TOECAPS 7
2 LTZIEORSD LOITERS 14 – 14 LOITERS DOZIEST*, EDITORS*, OLDSTER*, RODLETS*, SOLDIER*, SOLIDER*, SORTIED*, STEROID*, STORIED*, TOILERS, TRIODES*, ZLOTIES 14
3 MGSUAETRL LARGEST 21 – 14 GRATES GESTURAL* 22
4 2 9 6 9 3 50 → 235 235
(9 − 6 + 2) × (50 − 3)
31 – 24 235
(3 + 2) × 50 − (9 + 6)


32
5 WNTOAELNT TALENT 37 – 30 TALENT TOWNLET 39
6 XBVIOENHU BOVINE 43 – 36 BOVINE BONXIE* 45
7 AETPLORFM FLOATER 50 – 43 FLOATER PLATFORM, TEMPORAL, TERAFLOP* 53
8 9 3 5 5 10 100 → 755 755
(5 + 3) × 100 − 9 × 5
60 – 53 755
(5 + 3) × 100 − 9 × 5


63
9 EVERIDRIS RIVERSIDE
(3.75 seconds)
70 – 53 73
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