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Episode 2997

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Episode 2997 was broadcast on 24 April 2001, as part of Series 44.

Kenneth Bowers played Catherine Jones, with Catherine Jones winning 42 – 22. The Dictionary Corner guest was Kathryn Apanowicz, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Kenneth Bowers Score Catherine Jones Others Max.
1 RQDHAUIME QUIRE 0 – 6 HARMED HEDARIM* 7
2 SALOGLERT SALTER 0 – 13 GALLETS ALLEGROS, GLOATERS, LEGATORS* 15
3 ZPWOIOSDA WOODS 5 – 18 SWOOP SAPWOOD, WOODSIA* 22
4 50 8 8 7 4 3 → 232 232
50 × 4 + 8 × (7 − 3)
15 – 28 232
50 × 4 + 8 × (7 − 3)


32
5 CERIVLUSE curlies ☓ 15 – 35 SERVICE RECLUSIVE* 50
6 TYMIENGAO MOATING 22 – 35 INMATE AMENITY, AMNIOTE*, ANYTIME*, EMOTING*, MAGNETO*, MEGATON, MINTAGE*, MITOGEN*, MONTAGE, TEAMING*, TEGMINA* 57
7 TUGBEINSY tubings ☓ 22 – 42 BUSTING BESTING*, BUSYING* 64
8 25 3 3 8 1 6 → 727 22 – 42

CV: 726/728 Best: 727 = (25 + 3) × (6 × 3 + 8) − 1

74
9 RUDERSEAS 22 – 42 assured ☓
(17 seconds)
REASSURED 84
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