Episode 3085

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Episode 3085 was broadcast on 21 September 2001, and was the Series 45 grand final.

Geraldine Hylands played John Rawnsley, with John Rawnsley winning 90 – 63. The Dictionary Corner guest was Melvyn Hayes, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This was the last 14 round game; the following Monday saw the debut of the 15 round format.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Geraldine Hylands Score John Rawnsley Others Max.
1 PLHGAIEYS SHAPELY 7 – 7 SHAPELY APISHLY*, PAISLEY* 7
2 RNTDKUEIM INTRUDE 14 – 7 trunked ☓ RUDIMENT 15
3 25 8 2 3 1 1 → 987 14 – 14 984
((2 + 3) × 25 − 1 − 1) × 8

CV: 990 Best: 990 = (25 × 8 − 2) × (3 + 1 + 1)

22
4 GBSAOERTA STORAGE 14 – 32 ABROGATES 40
5 NXFJLUEIT INFLUX 20 – 38 FUTILE FLUENT*, LUTEIN*, NETFUL*, UNFELT* 46
6 50 7 2 4 1 9 → 474 20 – 48 474
9 × 50 + (7 − 1) × 4


56
7 ONTOEMAIL 20 – 48 EMOTIONAL 66
8 DSGFNAEOI DINGOES 27 – 48 FADING AGONISED, DIAGNOSE 74
9 RLQCMEAIS MIRACLES 35 – 56 MIRACLES CLAIMERS, RECLAIMS 82
10 100 4 2 10 9 1 → 158 155 35 – 66 158
100 + 4 × 10 + 9 × 2


92
11 RDTSVEOUE outversed ☓ 35 – 72 VOTERS OVERUSED 100
12 NYCDAEOTI ACTIONED 43 – 80 ACTIONED CATENOID* 108
13 25 4 3 7 1 8 → 802 802
8 × 4 × 25 + 3 − 1
53 – 90 802
8 × 4 × 25 + 3 − 1


118
14 COSIEDENT SECTIONED
(16.25 seconds)
63 – 90 disection ☓
(15.25 seconds)
128
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