Episode 4584

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Episode 4584 was broadcast on 22 April 2008, as part of Series 58.

Ben Hanks played Melinda Ehlert, with Ben Hanks winning 78 – 52. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Hanks Score Melinda Ehlert Others Max.
1 WHBAIEMNT AMBIENT 7 – 0 INMATE 7
2 OEGNSIARP SPEARING 15 – 0 SOAPING ORGANISE, REPOSING*, SPONGIER 15
3 KCSOEJSEO SOCKS 20 – 5 SEEKS COOEES*, JOCOSE 21
4 TQNEOILTU TOILET 20 – 13 QUOTIENT 29
5 25 50 5 3 4 1 → 309 309
3 × 4 × 25 + 50 ÷ 5 − 1
30 – 13 305


39
TTT ENDAPATE Take a dip, it's rather fishy. TAPENADE
6 RFDEIUCSE CURSED 30 – 20 REFUSED CRUISED, DECRIES*, DEFIERS*, RECUSED*, REDUCES, RESCUED*, RESIDUE*, SECURED*, SEDUCER*, UREIDES* 46
7 DDYVAOATE DATED 35 – 25 VOTED ADYTA*, DOTED*, OVATE, TEDDY*, TOADY, TODAY, TODDY, TOYED* 51
8 OUAPRTEZR PARROT 41 – 31 REPORT PRAETOR*, PRORATE*, RAPTURE, TROUPER 58
9 LSPAIESGH HASSLE 41 – 38 HAPLESS SHAGPILES 76
10 50 4 2 8 2 5 → 885 880
(8 × 2 + 2) × 50 − 5 × 4
48 – 38

CV: 884 Best: 885 = ((50 + 4) × 2 + 2) × 8 + 5

86
TTT THEGENIE The age where you can buy anything, except wisdom. EIGHTEEN
11 FNTDAAEIT FAINTED 55 – 45 DEFIANT ATTAINED* 94
12 XNSAEAMSE SEAMAN 61 – 45 meaness ☓ AXEMAN*, AXEMEN*, ENEMAS*, MANSES*, MENSES*, SAMANS*, SEAMEN*, SESAME* 100
13 TCIUENRLG CURLING 68 – 52 CURLING LECTURING 118
14 25 1 6 10 2 4 → 830 68 – 52

CV: 830 = ((4 − 1) × 25 + 6 + 2) × 10

128
15 NETTLEFAD FLATTENED
(2 seconds)
78 – 52 138
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