Episode 2966

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Episode 2966 was broadcast on 12 March 2001, as part of Series 44.

Kevin McMahon played Gareth Fuller, with Kevin McMahon winning 70 – 60, after a tie-break conundrum. The Dictionary Corner guest was Gloria Hunniford, and the lexicographer was Richard Samson.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kevin McMahon Score Gareth Fuller Others Max.
1 PMITLEABS BALMIEST 8 – 8 BALMIEST EPIBLAST*, PALMIEST*, SEPTIMAL, TIMBALES 8
2 NRGOEUDVI DEVOURING 26 – 8 VIGOUR 26
3 TEALROSNE RELATES 33 – 8 SLATER ENTRESOL*, OLEASTER*, RESONATE 34
4 75 2 2 1 4 5 → 533 533
(5 + 2) × 75 + 4 × 2
43 – 18 533
(5 + 2) × 75 + 4 × 2


44
5 YGFIAEQDT GAIETY 43 – 25 FIDGETY 51
6 LOIGSANRU SOARING 43 – 33 AROUSING SINGULAR* 59
7 FHCEOISTD DITCHES 50 – 40 FOISTED CODFISH*, FITCHED*, FITCHES*, HOISTED, SHIFTED* 66
8 50 100 1 8 4 6 → 473 473
(100 + 6) × 4 + 50 − 1
60 – 50 473
(100 + 6) × 4 + 50 − 1


76
9 PONGIGALL 60 – 60 GALLOPING
(2.25 seconds)
86
TB ABEDABELT DEBATABLE
(1.25 seconds)
70 – 60 86
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