Episode 4718

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Episode 4718 was broadcast on 24 November 2008, as part of Series 59.

John Matthews played Hilary Batchelor, with Hilary Batchelor winning 85 – 80. The Dictionary Corner guest was Pam Ayres, and the lexicographer was Susie Dent.

Rounds

Rnd Selection John Matthews Score Hilary Batchelor Others Max.
1 NWNXAINEV WAIVE 5 – 5 ANNEX INANE, NAEVI*, NAIVE, VIXEN*, WAXEN 5
2 CHKROEADE REACHED 12 – 5 chokered ☓ COHERED*, CREAKED*, CROAKED, DERECHO*, HOECAKE*, OCHREAE*, ROACHED* 12
3 PDNPEIATS dappiest ☓ 12 – 12 STIPEND STANDPIPE 30
4 MSSPUEUTO POSSUM 18 – 18 UPMOST SPUMOUS* 37
5 100 7 6 7 10 8 → 124 124
100 + 10 + 7 + 7
28 – 28 124
100 + 10 + 7 + 7


47
TTT ATTAINNO It's a posh word for pulling a few strokes. NATATION
6 ZSNDIEIRO NOSIER 28 – 36 DERISION IONIZERS*, IRONISED*, IRONIZED, IRONIZES*, RESINOID* 55
7 GTHGREIEO HOGGER 34 – 42 GOITRE EGGIER, EITHER*, GORGET*, GREIGE*, GRIEGE*, HERETO*, HERIOT*, HETERO*, HOGGET*, RIGHTO* 61
8 STRNEIEBB ENTIRE 40 – 48 BRINES ENTIRES*, ENTRIES*, NERITES*, TRIENES* 68
9 GNRYIEIDT DINGIER 47 – 55 EDITING DIRTYING 76
10 25 7 10 5 6 4 → 897 47 – 55

CV: 897 = (4 × 25 − 6 − 5) × 10 + 7

86
TTT SEENKEPT Don't throw the stockings away, think of the fish. KEEPNETS
11 TCLCEOEDA LOCATED 54 – 62 LOCATED CLEATED 93
12 DJMROEOSF ROOMED 60 – 68 FORMED DEFORMS, FORDOES*, SERFDOM*, SMOORED* 100
13 LLTFAESMI FLAMES 60 – 75 MALLETS FLAMIEST 108
14 75 9 9 3 5 2 → 695 695
75 × 9 + 3 × 9 − 5 − 2
70 – 85 695
75 × 9 + 3 × 9 − 5 − 2


118
15 LIFESTUFF FLUFFIEST
(2 seconds)
80 – 85 128
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