Episode 4585

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Episode 4585 was broadcast on 23 April 2008, as part of Series 58.

Ben Hanks played David Collingham, with Ben Hanks winning 79 – 78. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Hanks Score David Collingham Others Max.
1 BRJAEITNL BANTER 6 – 6 BANTER BRINJAL, LATRINE, LIBRATE*, RELIANT*, RETINAL*, TABLIER*, TRENAIL*, TRIABLE* 7
2 EZMIDOTCN COINED 6 – 13 NOTICED CENTIMO*, CTENOID*, DEMONIC*, DEMOTIC, DEONTIC*, TONEMIC* 14
3 GPEOSRSIT GOSSIPER 14 – 13 PERSIST PROSIEST*, RIPOSTES, STRIGOSE*, TRIPOSES* 22
4 REOABRNSD BROADENS 22 – 21 REBRANDS ADORNERS*, BANDORES*, BOARDERS*, BRANDERS*, REBOARDS* 30
5 25 50 6 4 9 4 → 317 317
6 × 50 + 9 + 4 + 4
32 – 31 317
6 × 50 + 9 + 4 + 4


40
TTT WEBLINGO Dismissing the tin of grease, perhaps. ELBOWING
6 XEAECTSDH EXACTED 32 – 39 DETACHES 48
7 SFNWUIATM MANTIS 38 – 45 FAINTS FUSTIAN*, TSUNAMI* 55
8 EPAQREMAN PREEN 38 – 51 APEMAN AMPERE, APEMEN*, MEANER, PANEER*, PRANAM*, RENAME* 61
9 RHEASRGIM MASHER 44 – 57 GARISH ARMIGERS*, GHARRIES*, MARSHIER* 69
10 25 3 10 5 7 1 → 554 555
(3 × 7 + 1) × 25 + 5
51 – 57 559

CV: 554 = (7 × 25 + 10) × 3 − 1

79
TTT NAILPLOP Dog breed and butterfly. PAPILLON
11 FLDEATONR FLOATED 58 – 64 FLOATED DEFLATOR, FORELAND* 87
12 DUEORVSGP DEVOURS 65 – 71 DEVOURS DROGUES*, GOURDES*, GROUPED*, GROUSED*, PODGERS* 94
13 LTEAODNSI DETAILS 72 – 78 DETAILS DELATIONS 112
14 9 9 10 1 6 7 → 952 953
((9 + 1) × 9 + 6) × 10 − 7
79 – 78 942

CV: 952 = (9 + 7) × 10 × 6 − 9 + 1

122
15 BALDBRICK 79 – 78 BLACKBIRD 132
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