Episode 4586

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Episode 4586 was broadcast on 24 April 2008, as part of Series 58.

Ben Hanks played Mervyn Ward, with Ben Hanks winning 96 – 70. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Hanks Score Mervyn Ward Others Max.
1 TFEAPSBER FEASTER 7 – 7 BERATES AFREETS*, BEATERS, PREFABS*, REBATES, REPEATS 7
2 MNIERTAIG TEARING 14 – 7 REMAIN EMIGRANT*, IMAGINER*, MERITING*, MIGRAINE, MITREING*, RETIMING* 15
3 TLTEUAESC CATTLE 20 – 7 esculate ☓ LETTUCES, TELECAST* 23
4 SRAEDCUET CUSTARD 27 – 7 SACRED REDUCTASE 41
5 75 1 7 5 4 9 → 414 416 27 – 17 414
75 × (5 + 1) − 9 × 4


51
TTT CHIPTEAT "It's this, isn't it?", said Richard. PATHETIC
6 WMOESNOAD MOANED 27 – 24 SWOONED WOODSMAN*, WOODSMEN* 59
7 PKLEORTIN PLONKER 34 – 31 POINTER POLITER*, PROLINE*, PROTEIN*, REPOINT*, RETINOL* 66
8 FYOAVGEAS VOYAGES 41 – 38 VOYAGES 73
9 ENRSOURLC SCOURER 48 – 38 CLOSER CLONERS*, CLOSURE, COLURES*, CONURES*, CORNELS*, CORNERS*, COUNSEL*, COURSER*, CURLERS, SCORNER*, UNCLOSE* 80
10 100 9 9 8 5 1 → 599 599
(5 + 1) × 100 − (9 − 8)
58 – 48 599
(5 + 1) × 100 − (9 − 8)


90
TTT MEGANITS Furious while cooking fresh veg. STEAMING
11 NSMOAOMRI MORONS 64 – 48 aromas ☓ MANOIRS*, MAROONS, MORIONS* 97
12 GHEAXLOOS LEASH 69 – 53 AXLES GASOHOL 104
13 DIRAENDNT TRAINED 76 – 60 DRAINED DANDIER*, DETRAIN, DINNAED*, ENTRAIN*, TRANNIE* 111
14 100 10 5 2 7 6 → 154 154
(7 + 2) × 6 + 100
86 – 70 154
100 + 5 × 10 + 6 − 2


121
15 DUSTYPITI STUPIDITY
(1.75 seconds)
96 – 70 131
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