Episode 2911

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Episode 2911 was broadcast on 25 December 2000, and was the Series 43 grand final.

Graham Nash played Matthew Turner, with Graham Nash winning 89 – 69. The Dictionary Corner guest was Barry Cryer, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Graham Nash Score Matthew Turner Others Max.
1 NWREAIFST fainters ☓ 0 – 7 WINTERS ANTSIER*, FAINTER, FAIREST*, FRETSAW*, NASTIER*, RETAINS*, RETINAS*, RETSINA*, SNIFTER*, STAINER*, STEARIN*, SWIFTER*, TAWNIER*, TINWARE*, TWINERS*, WAITERS*, WARIEST 7
2 PDHCEUIMG CHIMED 6 – 13 HUMPED PUMICED* 14
3 50 75 25 5 2 3 → 181 181
(50 + 3) × 2 + 75
16 – 23 181
5 × 25 + 50 + 3 × 2


24
4 NSTEAEYRL RELATES 23 – 23 easternly ☓ EARNESTLY 42
5 YZLHEOALD halled ☓ 23 – 23 halled ☓ ALLOYED, HALLOED* 49
6 75 2 2 5 10 10 → 642 641 23 – 33 642
(10 − 2) × (75 + 5) + 2


59
7 GETTENRED DETERGENT
(4 seconds)
33 – 33 69
8 SRTJUEIMN TERMINUS 41 – 41 TERMINUS 77
9 GLXAOITRE GLOATER 48 – 48 GLOATER GOATIER*, LEGATOR* 84
10 25 4 2 3 1 5 → 901 901
(5 − 2) × 3 × 4 × 25 + 1
58 – 48 900


94
11 DSBNAOEDT BOASTED 65 – 55 BOASTED BADDEST*, DONATED*, DONATES, SABOTED* 101
12 RSPIAUCBE ASCRIBE 72 – 62 SAUCIER APERCUS*, AUSPICE, SCAUPER*, SCRAPIE*, SPACIER*, UPRAISE* 108
13 25 100 75 3 7 8 → 406 405
(7 − 3) × 100 + 8 − 75 ÷ 25
79 – 69 405
(7 − 3) × 100 + 8 − 75 ÷ 25

CV: 406 = (100 + 25 + 8) × 3 + 7

118
14 ANEWREBEL RENEWABLE
(6 seconds)
89 – 69 128
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