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Episode 2955

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Episode 2955 was broadcast on 23 February 2001, as part of Series 44.

Wilbur Notley played Janet Egan, with Wilbur Notley winning 45 – 31. The Dictionary Corner guest was Lesley Graham, and the lexicographer was Catherine Clarke.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Wilbur Notley Score Janet Egan Others Max.
1 RSMAONLEJ MOANERS 7 – 7 MOANERS ALMONERS 8
2 RLSIAETBU RETAILS 14 – 7 rebutals ☓ BRUTALISE 26
3 FVDOAENBI AVOID 19 – 12 FIEND BOVINE, INVADE 32
4 75 6 4 7 9 3 → 715 19 – 19 716
75 × (4 + 6) − (9 × 3 + 7)

CV: 715 = (75 + 3) × 9 + 6 + 7

42
5 RLGOEATES EAGLETS 26 – 26 RELATES AEROGELS*, GLOATERS, LEGATORS*, OLEASTER* 50
6 HUGKOPCID POUCH 31 – 31 COUGH CUPID*, DIOCH*, DOUGH, GOPIK*, HOICK*, PUDIC* 55
7 NRTEAISXM RETAINS 38 – 31 SAINT MATRIXES, MERANTIS*, MINARETS 63
8 75 4 3 10 1 6 → 840 837
(10 + 1) × 75 + 3 × 4
45 – 31

CV: 840 = (75 + 6 + 3) × 10

73
9 TULIPDATE 45 – 31 PLATITUDE 83
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