Episode 2947

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Episode 2947 was broadcast on 13 February 2001, as part of Series 44.

Ray McNamara played Nicola Smith, with Nicola Smith winning 49 – 48. The Dictionary Corner guest was Janice Long, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ray McNamara Score Nicola Smith Others Max.
1 BAGVREUSL GLARES 6 – 6 BULGES BELUGAS*, BLAGUES*, BUGLERS*, BURGLES, GARBLES*, GRAVELS, SEVRUGA*, VALUERS*, VERBALS*, VERGLAS* 7
2 VOYAIRSEQ RAVES 6 – 12 VARIES OVARIES 14
3 TORTGEALW GREAT 6 – 19 GLOATER GAROTTE, LEGATOR* 21
4 100 1 2 4 3 10 → 991 991
(100 + 10) × (3 + 4 + 2) + 1
16 – 29 991
10 × 100 − (4 + 3 + 2)


31
5 DOMSIRECA DREAMS 22 – 35 SCREAM COMRADES, IDOCRASE*, MERCADOS* 39
6 TEKHINAXT KITTEN 28 – 41 KITTEN EXTANT*, HANKIE*, INTAKE*, KENTIA* 45
7 NOIRGEFWA WEARING 28 – 49 WAFERING FOREWING 53
8 25 10 10 1 5 8 → 675 675
(10 + 10 + 8 − 1) × 25
38 – 49


63
9 GUNFFIRES SUFFERING
(1.5 seconds)
48 – 49 73
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