Episode 4399

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Episode 4399 was broadcast on 17 July 2007, as part of Series 57.

David Edwards played Toni Whiting, with David Edwards winning 85 – 81. The Dictionary Corner guest was Tom O'Connor, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

This programme was given a repeat showing on 12 August 2008.

Rounds

Rnd Selection David Edwards Score Toni Whiting Others Max.
1 AERFODGSE GREASED 7 – 0 FORGED DEFRAGS*, DRAGEES*, FEDORAS, FORAGED, FORAGES*, SERFAGE* 7
2 LHFUETIGS FLIGHTS 14 – 0 FUTILE LEFTISH*, SLEIGHT, UGLIEST 14
3 PTNEULTEL PELLET 20 – 6 NETTLE LUNETTE 21
4 AXRVIACSO CAVIARS 27 – 13 CAVIARS 28
5 100 75 4 10 9 7 → 320 319 27 – 23 320
4 × 75 + (9 − 7) × 10


38
TTT MORSECOP He'll always keep an eye on the score. COMPOSER
6 RGTIERZAI GRATER 33 – 29 GAITER IRRIGATE 46
7 DWMOASLEI malodies ☓ 33 – 35 SLOWED MEADOWS, MIAOWED*, MIDSOLE*, MILDEWS*, MISDEAL*, MISLEAD 53
8 EODTSIEMD moisted ☓ 33 – 41 DEMISE DEMISTED 61
9 IUNQDIEMR INQUIRED 41 – 41 INQUIRE 69
10 75 10 2 7 9 1 → 395 395
(7 − 2) × 75 + 10 + 9 + 1
51 – 51 395
(7 − 2) × 75 + 10 + 9 + 1


79
TTT SELLHUNT In the fewest possible words, it's a hard case. NUTSHELL
11 TNOETKPAN pannet ☓ 51 – 57 PATENT NEKTON*, NOTATE*, OPTANT*, PATTEN*, POTENT, TEAPOT*, TENANT* 85
12 MTNEAOSBU BEMOANS 58 – 64 AMOUNTS SEAMOUNT*, UMBONATE* 93
13 RIALNPERD PLAINER 65 – 71 PLAINER DRAINER*, LARDIER*, PARDNER*, PARRIED*, PLAINED*, PRALINE, PREDIAL, RANDIER 100
14 75 100 7 8 4 3 → 368 368
100 × 3 + 75 − 7
75 – 81 368
(7 − 3) × 100 − 8 × 4


110
15 SHIPSLANG SPLASHING
(6.75 seconds)
85 – 81 120
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