Episode 3045

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Episode 3045 was broadcast on 4 July 2001, as part of Series 45.

John Rawnsley played Mary Hains, with John Rawnsley winning 65 – 41. The Dictionary Corner guest was Stephen Fry, and the lexicographer was Damian Eadie.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Rawnsley Score Mary Hains Others Max.
1 NTRGCIEOU COURTING 8 – 8 COURTING GERONTIC*, NEUROTIC, ROUTEING* 8
2 SLIVAHEHS VALISES 15 – 15 SLAVISH LAVISHES 16
3 TNDBRAEOD BARONET 22 – 15 BRAND ABORTED, ADORNED*, BANDORE*, BARTEND*, BOARDED*, BRANDED, BROADEN*, DONATED*, ROADBED*, TRODDEN* 23
4 100 5 2 5 7 10 → 274 275
100 × 2 + 7 × 10 + 5
29 – 22 275
100 × 2 + 7 × 10 + 5

CV: 274 = (100 − 7) × (5 − 2) − 5

33
5 FGRIEDTOU FRUITED 36 – 29 GROUTED FIGURED, FIREDOG*, FOREGUT*, GOITRED*, GOUTIER*, GRIFTED*, OUTRIDE* 40
6 NSTHREAIU HASTIER 43 – 36 HASTIER HAIRNETS, HAUNTERS*, HAURIENT*, THERIANS*, THESAURI*, UNEARTHS, URINATES 48
7 PMSAEWIEG SWAMP 48 – 41 WIPES MAGPIES 55
8 25 6 8 4 5 2 → 617 618
25 × 4 × 6 + 2 × 5 + 8
55 – 41 615

CV: 617 = (4 × 25 + 2) × 6 + 5

65
9 WONGOHILL HOLLOWING
(4 seconds)
65 – 41 75
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