Episode 4709

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Episode 4709 was broadcast on 11 November 2008, as part of Series 59.

Martin Bishop played Caro Ness, with Martin Bishop winning 111 – 43. The Dictionary Corner guest was John Inverdale, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection Martin Bishop Score Caro Ness Others Max.
1 SLHUEARCA HAULERS 7 – 7 HAULERS CAESURAL* 8
2 OIETKPTDE TIPTOED 14 – 7 POTTED EPIDOTE 15
3 MNLIOAQPE MENIAL 20 – 7 palemino ☓ IMPANEL*, MANIPLE*, OPALINE 22
4 SRVOEEZLN rezones ☓ 20 – 7 sloven ☓ ELEVONS*, EVZONES*, RESOLVE 29
5 75 6 9 7 7 5 → 362 362
75 × 5 − 6 − 7
30 – 7 363


39
TTT INFRINGE Making minor changes to the sugar, perhaps? REFINING
6 DTCIOIATI IDIOTIC 37 – 7 dottia ☓ 46
7 XSTOAEWRI WAXIEST 44 – 14 WARIEST WAITERS 53
8 RFNEIUMSG REFUSING 52 – 22 REFUSING RESUMING* 61
9 TDLEOEPSA PEDESTAL 60 – 22 ADOPTEES*, DESOLATE*, PEDALOES, TADPOLES 69
10 50 9 10 3 7 2 → 530 530
(50 + 3) × 10
70 – 22


79
TTT COMBCAKE Make one of these like Peter and Paul. COMEBACK
11 NDMOEUTRO MOUNTED 77 – 29 MOUNTED UNMOORED*, UNROOTED* 87
12 SHBEAOJRT BREATHS 84 – 36 BOTHERS BASHERT*, BATHERS*, BERTHAS*, BOASTER*, BOATERS*, BORATES*, EARSHOT*, JERBOAS 94
13 SGNAIOPSI PASSION 91 – 43 PASSING ISOSPIN*, PISSING*, POISING*, SOAPING* 101
14 50 1 5 3 6 8 → 432 432
(5 + 3 + 1) × 8 × 6
101 – 43


111
15 UNCLEPHIN PUNCHLINE
(5.75 seconds)
111 – 43 121
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