Episode 2984

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Episode 2984 was broadcast on 5 April 2001, as part of Series 44.

John Rainsden played Stan Airey, with Stan Airey winning 61 – 49. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lionel Blair, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Rainsden Score Stan Airey Others Max.
1 MTSNEAELU MANTLES 7 – 7 MEANEST EMULATES*, TALESMEN* 8
2 OWTADSITE WAISTED 14 – 14 WAISTED IODATES*, SWATTED*, SWOTTED*, TOADIES*, TOASTED*, TOASTIE*, TWISTED 15
3 YJRDAEIMV DREAMY 20 – 20 DREAMY ADMIRE*, AVIDER*, MYRIAD, VARIED* 21
4 50 2 10 3 7 5 → 639 638
50 × (10 + 3) − (5 + 7)
27 – 27 640
50 × (10 + 3) − 2 × 5

Best: 639 = (50 + 5) × (10 + 2) − 3 × 7

31
5 AROILERSO LORRIES 34 – 34 AEROSOL ORIOLES, RAILERS*, ROSEOLA*, SORORAL* 38
6 DFSFAEUGI GAFFED 34 – 41 DIFFUSE GAUDIES* 45
7 ETANZAHBG NEATH 39 – 41 BEAT THANAGE* 52
8 50 6 9 10 3 8 → 180 180
6 × 3 × 10
49 – 51 180
(9 − 6) × 50 + 3 × 10


62
9 BURNTHARE 49 – 61 HEARTBURN
(2.5 seconds)
72
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