Episode 4582

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Episode 4581 was broadcast on 18 April 2008, as part of Series 58.

Len Marshall played Ben Hanks, with Ben Hanks winning 101 – 92. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jo Brand, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

In round 4, Jo Brand suggested the word COZIEST, but this was disallowed as it is a US variant spelling of COSIEST.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Len Marshall Score Ben Hanks Others Max.
1 RCEUXRASN SAUCER 6 – 6 SAUCER CANERS*, CARERS*, CAUSER*, CRANES, CRUXES*, CURARE*, CURERS*, CURSER*, RACERS*, RECURS*, RERUNS*, SCARER*, SNARER*, UNCASE*, USANCE* 6
2 JURPEOTSK SPOUTER 13 – 13 SPOUTER UPSTROKE 14
3 LTAOSNESN STONES 19 – 19 STONES ETALONS, NELSONS*, SANTONS*, SONNETS*, TELSONS*, TENSONS* 21
4 LQSOEICTZ STOIC 19 – 25 CLOSET CITOLES*, ZLOTIES* 28
5 75 3 6 7 2 4 → 785 786
(75 + 4) × (7 + 3) − (6 − 2)
26 – 32 786
(7 + 3) × 75 + (2 + 4) × 6

CV: 785 = (6 + 4) × 75 + (3 + 2) × 7

38
TTT RUDERAMS They'll help you over here, while over there. EARDRUMS
6 DAERMBAMD MADDER 32 – 38 MADDER ABRADED* 45
7 GDEILVETD DELVED 38 – 44 VEILED DIETED*, EDITED*, ELIDED*, GELDED*, GILDED*, GLIDED, LEDGED*, LEVIED* 51
8 TTRAUNAEY TAUNTER 45 – 44 NATTER 58
9 NPAEHLIRG HEALING 52 – 51 HEARING NARGHILE*, PEARLING, RALPHING* 66
10 100 5 2 4 9 4 → 572 572
5 × 100 + (4 + 4) × 9
62 – 61 572
5 × 100 + (4 + 4) × 9


76
TTT HALTSNAP A walking stick for Arthur or Robert. ASHPLANT
11 DHEOFBIDW BOWED 67 – 66 DIODE BODIED 82
12 RSTUAENSS SAUNTERS 75 – 74 SAUNTERS SUNSTARS* 90
13 TROERSAPF ROASTER 82 – 81 ROASTER FOREPARTS 108
14 100 25 5 2 2 6 → 520 520
(100 + 2 + 2) × 5
92 – 91 520
(25 − (6 − 2 ÷ 2)) + 5 × 100


118
15 THICKPROF 92 – 101 PITCHFORK
(16.5 seconds)
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