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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2018

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Richard Buck          - 1794       0     1        367
     2 Jon Shreve              1778       0     0       (443)
     3 Steven Saul           + 1776       3     1        418
     4 Joel Horn             + 1763       3     1        441
     5 Wes Eddings             1761       0     0       (415)
     6 Carl Durdan             1752       0     0       (410)
     7 Mike Wolfberg         = 1750       4     1        380
     8 Chris Kulig           + 1749       4     1        450
     9 Mark Fidler             1739       0     0       (396)
    10 Bob Becker              1737       0     0       (399)

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Barron, Mic                1784/A     0     0       (381)
    Becker, Bob                1737       0     0       (399)     10
    Bergmann, Jake           - 1735       1     2        398      11
    Buck, Richard            - 1794       0     1        367       1
    Cassel, Claudia          - 1631       0     4        339      19
    Durdan, Carl               1752       0     0       (410)      6
    Eddings, Wes               1761       0     0       (415)      5
    Fidler, Mark               1739       0     0       (396)      9
    Finkey, Don                1717       0     0       (387)     14
    Giovinazzo, Linda        + 1661       2     1        373      17
    Gonzales, Steven         - 1568       0     3        283      21
    Green, Aaron             - 1728       0     2        356      12
    Hiller, Elaine             1525/4     0     0       (343)
    Horn, Joel               + 1763       3     1        441       4
    Horn, Judy               + 1726       2     3        376      13
    Klingler, Jean             UNR        0     0       (295)
    Kraus, Marvin            + 1670       2     1        449      16
    Krycka, James              1625       0     0       (342)     20
    Kulig, Chris             + 1749       4     1        450       8
    McDonald, Carol            1690       0     0       (388)     15
    Oppenheimer, Rachel        UNR        0     0       (263)
    Saul, Steven             + 1776       3     1        418       3
    Shreve, Jon                1778       0     0       (443)      2
    Spiller, Diana             1706/A     0     0       (394)
    Wolfberg, Mike           = 1750       4     1        380       7
    Wood, Betsey               1649       0     0       (357)     18
    Yorra, Wayne               1656/A     0     0       (364)

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There were 12 players in attendance when we last met on September 6, 2018.

We welcome back Steven Gonzales, who has missed about one year of play
in this club.

High-above-average accolades are for those who have played at least
20 games in the current season, and no one has done this yet.

High scores: Chris K. 553,
             Marvin 541 and 529,
             Steven S. 522,
             Joel 501 and 500
High losing score: Chris K. 419 to Jake B. 432
High rating increase: Chris K. +20
These are the words challenged or considered last week:

CETE, COVY, HABU, OBAH, BIKEY, GINZO, HWANS, REAIR, TEVEE, PHOTIC, BROOKIE,
SENTRIE, UNSHARP, URINOLS, DELAINES, ELUATING, FRIULANO, GLAZIEST,
SENSILES, UNBEATEN, REAGITATE
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CETE, HABU, GINZO, (SHAWN), (AIRER), PHOTIC, BROOKIE, (ENTIRES ENTRIES
RETINES TRIENES), UNSHARP, DELAINES, FRIULANO+, GLAZIEST, UNBEATEN

This is the first club news of the new 2018-2019 Season.
All ratings have been boosted by 10 points.
Averages in parentheses are from the previous season.

Chris K. has suggested it is interesting to find all words which
include the trigram AEA, and here are the OWL16 words up to length
eight:
  ALTHAEA  ARCHAEAL GASTRAEA PAEANISM SPELAEAN
  ALTHAEAS ARCHAEAN HERMAEAN PAEANS   SPIRAEA
  ARCHAEA  FURCRAEA PAEAN    PYGMAEAN SPIRAEAS

Here are the CSW2015 such words:
  ALTHAEA   COBAEA#   GASTRAEA  NYMPHAEA# PIGMAEAN# ZOAEA#
  ALTHAEAS  COBAEAS#  GLUTAEAL# PAEAN     PYGMAEAN  ZOAEAE#
  ARCHAEA   EPIGAEAL# HERMAEAN  PAEANISM  SPELAEAN  ZOAEAS#
  ARCHAEAL  EPIGAEAN# HYPOGAEA# PAEANS    SPIRAEA
  ARCHAEAN  FURCRAEA  LERNAEAN# PERAEA#   SPIRAEAS

For the 2017-2018 Season these were the active Collins players (those who
played at least 20 games in the season), along with their average ratings:

	1814.43    Mohan Chunkath 14- 7 averaged 436
	1768.81    Jake Bergmann  14-17 averaged 423
	1766.57    Richard Buck   22-19 averaged 426

In the Monday night Exeter, NH Scrabble Club, for the 2017-2018
Season, these Lexington Players achieved these season averages:
	1739.35    Don Finkey
	1738.93    Mike Wolfberg
This club meets in the Riverwoods Retirement Community in the outskirts
of Exeter from about 5:30 to around midnight. After Scrabble, those
remaining switch to Boggle for a couple of hours. Usual attendees
include Don, Mike, Helena Gauthier, Joe Waldbaum, and Deb Mulrooney.

Our club website: http://LSC.wolfberg.net


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