Episode 4708

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Episode 4708 was broadcast on 10 November 2008, as part of Series 59.

Martin Bishop played Lesley Wootton, with Martin Bishop winning 95 – 68. The Dictionary Corner guest was Paul Zenon, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Bishop Score Lesley Wootton Others Max.
1 WGLIEORJI JOWLIER 7 – 7 JOWLIER 7
2 RTBCEIADR CARRIED 14 – 14 CARRIED ARBITER*, CARBIDE*, CATBIRD, ERRATIC*, RAREBIT*, TARDIER*, TARRIED*, TRIBADE 14
3 DPPEOILTA PLAITED 21 – 21 TOPPLED PETALOID* 22
4 OIEGSTRSH SHORTIES 29 – 21 GORIEST HOISTERS*, HORSIEST*, SHORTIES*, SIGHTERS*, STRIGOSE* 30
5 10 6 2 8 8 9 → 616 617
(8 × 8 − 2) × 10 − (9 − 6)
36 – 21 612

CV: 616 = (8 × 10 − (9 − 6)) × 8

40
TTT ELMSONLY Declare, but it's just not cricket. SOLEMNLY
6 AEAMRNSLO ARSENAL 43 – 28 MOANERS ALMONERS 48
7 NNDEOEYTU DENOTE 49 – 28 6 DOYENNE*, ENDNOTE*, NEOTENY*, TENONED*, UNTONED 55
8 EOEDTRRHU ROUTED 55 – 34 TOURED DRUTHER* 62
9 RXNEUAVNI RAVINE 61 – 40 VAINER VERNIX* 68
10 25 7 8 6 1 4 → 774 774
(6 × 4 + 7) × 25 − 1
71 – 50 774
(6 × 4 + 7) × 25 − 1


78
TTT DUORIFLE I think it's just something in the water. FLUORIDE
11 LPDSOEUTA PULSATED 79 – 50 APOSTLE POSTLUDE*, TADPOLES 86
12 IEOZSNNMQ MONIES 85 – 50 monnies ☓ MIZENS*, NOMENS* 92
13 NCLIEASFE FANCIES 85 – 58 FIANCEES FAIENCES, SALIENCE* 100
14 75 5 10 7 8 5 → 765 765
75 × 10 + 7 + 8
95 – 68 765
(75 + 8 − 7) × 10 + 5


110
15 BIGPRONKS 95 – 68 SPRINGBOK 120
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