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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR JULY 12, 2018

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Mack Meller             1947      13     3        490
     2 Richard Buck            1778      31    12        429
     3 Mike Wolfberg         - 1762      94    50        408
     4 Joel Horn             - 1752     113    71        408
       Steven Saul           + 1752      96    43        423
     6 Wes Eddings           - 1749      53    27        415
     7 Chris Kulig           + 1745     101    62        407
     8 Mark Fidler           - 1734      70    45        395
     9 Jake Bergmann         + 1724      33    26        401
       Aaron Green             1724      27    25        385

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Aronie, Emmanuel           1657      18    30        359      17
    Bergmann, Jake           + 1724      33    26        401       9
    Buck, Richard              1778      31    12        429       2
    Cassel, Claudia          - 1660      31    55        352      16
    Cole, Judy                 1711/A     2     2        407 
    Eddings, Wes             - 1749      53    27        415       6
    Fidler, Mark             - 1734      70    45        395       8
    Finkey, Don                1703      10    12        383      11
    Giovinazzo, Linda          1639      18    52        359      20
    Goldstein, Marc            1632/A    15    41        341 
    Green, Aaron               1724      27    25        385       9
    Horn, Joel               - 1752     113    71        408       4
    Horn, Judy               - 1700      91   104        385      12
    Kraus, Marvin              1668      44    67        374      15
    Krycka, James              1602/A     9    31        340 
    Kt., Trx.                  1641      29    93        342      19
    Kulig, Chris             + 1745     101    62        407       7
    McDonald, Carol            1678      49    61        390      14
    Meller, Mack               1947      13     3        490       1
    Saul, Steven             + 1752      96    43        423       4
    Spiller, Diana             1689       3     3        401      13
    Wolfberg, Mike           - 1762      94    50        408       3
    Wood, Betsey               1654       6    16        361      18
    Yorra, Wayne               1631      10    20        362      21

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There were 9 players in attendance when we last met on July 5, 2018.

Congratulations to Steven S. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which he scored 550, 30.4% above his average, against one of the
top ten players in the club.

Another high score: Jake B. 509

High losing scores: Steven S. 419 to Chris K. 482, Wes 412 to Jake B. 509

High rating increase: Steven S. +18

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

TILS, CATENAE, REMUDAS, DANCIEST, ISOLATER, PORTAGED, STEEVING, PANDECTED
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TILS (LIST LITS SILT SLIT), CATENAE, REMUDAS, DANCIEST+ (DISTANCE),
PORTAGED, STEEVING

In the final event of the recent Albany, NY Tourney:

 In the 16-game Late Bird:
  In 6-player Collins Div.: Brad W. won 12-4 +1335,
                            lower half: Thomas Stumpf

There are 8 OWL16 (and  9 CSW2015) words which are of the form  ...SUIT.
There are 8 OWL16 (and 12 CSW2015) words which are of the form ....SUIT.

A cow has four stomachs: RUMEN, RETICULUM, OMASUM, and ABOMASUM.
In OWL16, the first two pluralize with an S, and others have only
the Latin plural ending in A.
In CSW2015, RETICULUM pluralizes with the Latin plural ending in A.

GOINGS plus a blank yields 7 OWL16 words using 6 different letters
for the blank. One of these is an unexpected letter/word.
Using CSW2015, there are 13 words using 10 different letters.

In OWL16:
 - DUELING has 2 anagrams
 - CARPETS has 3 anagrams
 - RENAMED has 3 anagrams
 - SEA + WORM forms a seven
 - ARTIST + Y forms a seven
 - GLUEY + IN forms a seven
 - MALE + REP forms 2 sevens
 - CAR + HOLE forms 3 sevens

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