Episode 4689

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Episode 4689 was broadcast on 14 October 2008, as part of Series 59.

Sue Staples played John McCarthy, with John McCarthy winning 83 – 67. The Dictionary Corner guest was Ann Widdecombe, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Sue Staples Score John McCarthy Others Max.
1 TEDAGBOHI BATHED 6 – 6 BAITED BEDIGHT*, BIGOTED*, GODETIA, HABITED* 7
2 SUGONEATS STONES 12 – 6 TONGS OUTGASES*, SOUTANES 15
3 RIWASECLA WAILERS 19 – 13 ECLAIRS AERIALS*, ECLAIRS, SCALIER*, WAILERS 22
4 DOOFESIPT FOISTED 26 – 20 FOISTED POOFIEST* 30
5 100 50 10 5 8 10 → 895 895
100 × 8 + 10 × 10 − 5
36 – 30 895
100 × 8 + 10 × 10 − 5


40
TTT ROADFLAW It loves insects, but it's not a soft cat. AARDWOLF
6 SLNOUCIEM MOUSE 36 – 37 COLUMNS COLISEUM, EMULSION 48
7 RAYMENTIS RAIMENT 36 – 45 SEMINARY ENTRYISM*, MINARETS*, RAIMENTS*, TYRAMINE* 56
8 DKBAEATSE beasted ☓ 36 – 45 basketed ☓ BETAKES*, DEBATES, DEBEAKS* 63
9 NRIEIZGTP GRIPE 41 – 50 PRINT IGNITER*, PRIZING, ZINGIER 70
10 100 2 9 6 10 6 → 179 179
2 × 100 − 6 − 6 − 9
51 – 50 178


80
TTT BARTSCAT Its a work of art from the mind. ABSTRACT
11 OEDTLORUN LOOTED 51 – 57 TRUNDLE UNROOTED 88
12 DTMAEAJDO MOATED 57 – 57 moated NWD 94
13 SLXEIONHE LINES 57 – 63 EXILES ENISLE*, ENSILE*, EXINES*, HEXOSE*, ILEXES*, INSOLE*, ISOHEL*, LEONES*, LESION*, SENILE 100
14 25 5 5 3 1 4 → 800 800
25 × 4 × (5 + 3)
67 – 73 800
25 × 4 × (5 + 3)


110
15 TARTCADET 67 – 83 ATTRACTED
(22.5 seconds)
120
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