Episode 4597

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Episode 4597 was broadcast on 9 May 2008, as part of Series 58.

Peter Davies played Don Gill, with Don Gill winning 89 – 82. The Dictionary Corner guest was Jennie Bond, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Peter Davies Score Don Gill Others Max.
1 NTRAIIMWU TRAIN 5 – 5 TRAIN MINUTIA* 7
2 SETZASEGF STAGES 11 – 11 STAGES EGESTS*, FEASTS*, FESTAS*, SAGEST*, SAFEST, TEASES 13
3 RNHHAOATL THORN 16 – 16 THORN ALTHORN*, ATHANOR* 20
4 REXDORACS SCARRED 23 – 16 SCORED ADORERS*, CARDERS*, COARSER*, COAXERS*, DROSERA*, RECORDS 27
5 50 9 1 2 2 10 → 198 198
(2 + 2) × 50 + 9 − 10 − 1
33 – 26 198
(50 × 2 − 1) × 2


37
TTT MESSTILE It's a classic, without a watch. TIMELESS
6 KNOSEMDET DEMOTES 40 – 33 ENDMOST DEMENTS*, DENOTES, KETONES*, STONKED*, TEMENOS*, TONEMES* 44
7 AOEJBNNYU BUNNY 45 – 38 BANJO ANYONE*, NANOBE* 50
8 PLESIMDEV DIMPLES 52 – 45 DIMPLES IMPEDES, SPIELED* 57
9 SFSOIERDA FIRED 52 – 52 DOSSIER ADIOSES*, FEDORAS, FRAISES*, RADIOES*, ROADIES 64
10 75 8 6 8 6 2 → 433 434
75 × 6 − (6 + 8 + 2)
59 – 59 434
75 × 6 − 8 − 8

CV: 433 = (75 − 6 ÷ 2) × 6 + 8 ÷ 8

74
TTT HOTLAMPY The know-it-alls will get this instantly. POLYMATH
11 LQTIOAPTI PILOT 64 – 64 PILOT TALIPOT* 81
12 GAPLUBROM PLUMBAGO 72 – 72 PLUMBAGO 89
13 DTTEIONTG denoting ☓ 72 – 79 TOTTING DOTTING 96
14 75 3 4 9 7 10 → 524 524
75 × 7 + 3 − 4
82 – 89 524
75 × 7 + 9 − 10


106
15 KISSINTEL 82 – 89 SLINKIEST 116
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