Episode 4588

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Episode 4588 was broadcast on 28 April 2008, as part of Series 58.

Ben Hanks played David Preedy, with David Preedy winning 71 – 66. The Dictionary Corner guest was Keith Barron, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Ben Hanks Score David Preedy Others Max.
1 STVAOAGRA GROATS 6 – 6 GROATS AVATARS 7
2 SOEIDWSPE SPEEDS 12 – 12 SWIPED EPISODES 15
3 ETNHILART LATRINE 19 – 12 LATHER ENTHRAL*, HAIRNET*, HERNIAL*, INHALER*, NATTIER*, NITRATE, RELIANT, RETINAL*, TERTIAN*, THERIAN*, TRENAIL* 22
4 DROEONDFE FONDER 19 – 19 FRONDED FOREDONE* 30
5 75 25 1 1 4 7 → 687 679
(7 + 1 + 1) × 75 + 4
24 – 19 686 ☓

CV: 686 Best: 686 = (75 + 25 − 1 − 1) × 7

37
TTT HELLNICE Think twice below the knee, what a yarn. CHENILLE
6 AEOSBKMCL COMBS 24 – 25 CAMELS CEMBALOS*, MOCKABLE*, SMOKABLE* 45
7 PSIADXQIT TAXIS 29 – 30 TAXIS SPADIX* 51
8 EEARNCTYS reenacts ☓ 29 – 37 CANTERS ANCESTRY*, SARCENET* 59
9 NNSEOERCG gonners ☓ 29 – 44 CONGERS CONGENERS* 77
10 10 10 6 9 5 5 → 797 29 – 44 798 ☓

CV: 796 Best: 796 = (10 + 6) × 5 × 10 − (9 − 5)

84
TTT BLUESORT I've got mine, you've got yours, so the song goes. TROUBLES
11 FPOALMERD FLAMED 35 – 50 FLAMED EARLDOM*, FEMORAL, LEOPARD, PAROLED*, PRELOAD*, PLEROMA* 91
12 EAOLTBZTS BATTLES 42 – 57 BOTTLES BATTELS*, BOATELS*, OBLATES*, TABLETS*, TALBOTS*, ZEALOTS 98
13 NRSEIELDN DINNERS 49 – 64 DINNERS REDLINES 106
14 75 4 8 4 3 6 → 378 379
(8 − 3) × 75 + 4
56 – 71 379
(6 − (4 − 3)) × 75 + 4

CV: 378 = (6 − 4 ÷ 4) × 75 + 3

116
15 IGOTBOILS BIOLOGIST
(11.25 seconds)
66 – 71 126
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