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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR OCTOBER 30, 2014

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Joel Horn             + 1757      35    11        431
     2 Steven Saul             1753      22     7        422
     3 Jake Bergmann         + 1751      13     3        418
     4 Jamie Ryan              1737       6     3        420
     5 Mike Wolfberg         + 1736      20     7        431
     6 Judy Horn             - 1722      32    16        398
     7 Richard Buck          - 1719       8     3        409
     8 Bob Becker            - 1716      22    14        411
     9 Chris Kulig           - 1711      29    17        401
    10 Carol McDonald        + 1701      16    26        381

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Aronie, Emmanuel           1609/A     1     7        326 
    Becker, Bob              - 1716      22    14        411       8
    Bergmann, Jake           + 1751      13     3        418       3
    Buck, Richard            - 1719       8     3        409       7
    Cassel, Claudia          - 1614       3    21        340      18
    Cheras, John               1754/A     0     0       (406)
    Day, Catherine             1615       0     4        328      17
    Eddings, Wes               1713/A     0     0       (381)
    Fidler, Mark             + 1698       9     7        381      11
    Finkey, Don              ! 1666       4     7        396      12
    Finn, Marshall             1624/A     2     4        322 
    Giovinazzo, Linda        - 1605       6    18        355      19
    Goldstein, Marc            1602/A     0     3        265 
    Gonzales, Steven           1551       5    17        328      24
    Horn, Joel               + 1757      35    11        431       1
    Horn, Judy               - 1722      32    16        398       6
    Kaitz, Merrill             1798/A     2     0        430 
    Kirchhausen, Susan         1705/A     3     3        376 
    Kraus, Marvin              1640      12    16        376      15
    Kt., Trx.                + 1602       8    17        347      20
    Krycka, James              1587       5    12        353      23
    Kulig, Chris             - 1711      29    17        401       9
    Lambert, Rebecca           1729/A     0     0       (406)
    Lipkin, Seth               1797/A     3     1        455 
    Lutts, Tim                 1637       5     4        389      16
    Marshall, Norma            1521/A     1     9        318 
    McDonald, Carol          + 1701      16    26        381      10
    Ryan, Jamie                1737       6     3        420       4
    Sandberg, Stuart           UNR        0     3        273 
    Saul, Steven               1753      22     7        422       2
    Sinacola, Chris            1740/A     0     0       (420)
    Spiller, Diana             1663       8    10        374      13
    Tripathi, Jaya             1602       0     2        331      20
    Wolfberg, Mike           + 1736      20     7        431       5
    Wood, Betsey             + 1646       3     6        361      14
    Yorra, Wayne               1599       5    13        342      22

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There were 14 players in attendance when we last met on October 23, 2014.

Congratulations to Judy H. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which she scored 545, 37.1% above her average, against one of the
top ten players in the club.

Other high scores: Joel 525, Mike W. 504

High losing scores: Don 450 to Richard B. 456,
                    Betsey 432 to Carol McDonald 486,
                    Don 432 to Bob B. 437

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

NOH, CRAW, DAIL, ICKS, NAHS, NANS, OHMED, ROVEN, ZORAM, CRAWLY, STUNTY,
BLESSOR, CANTADA, MALEATE, PRESSOR, SPAVINE, UNTRUED, AGONISTS, CONSERTS,
DAFTNESS, FROSTENS, HEDGINGS, LAZURITE, MUNCHIER, OVERSOUL, PRESSORS,
RESURGED, SHOGUNAL, RENOVATER
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NOH (HON), CRAW, (DIAL LAID), (SICK), NANS, (HOMED), ROVEN, CRAWLY,
(ORBLESS+), MALEATE, PRESSOR (PROSERS), AGONISTS, DAFTNESS, LAZURITE,
OVERSOUL, PRESSORS, RESURGED, SHOGUNAL, (ENERVATOR+ VENERATOR)


Missing from last week's report on the results from the Lake George Tourney:
 Richard got a prize in the Collins Main Event for the high game. 

NASPA announced on 22-Oct-14 there are corrections to the OWL3 lexicon.
There are 40 words to be added and 47 words to be deleted. In the email
sent to NASPA members the words up to length 8 were included. Here are
all the words (in case you are not a NASPA member and want to see them).

These are the added words:
ACIDOPHILUSES, ADAPTATIONISTS, AQUASCAPES, BOBSLEIGHINGS, CAUTERISED,
CAUTERISES, CAUTERISING, DEODORISED, DEODORISES, DEODORISING,
EPICENTRES, FEARMONGERINGS, FIGHTBACKS, HYPERHYDROSES, MECHANISES,
MECHANISING, MICROBLOGS, MONOSKIINGS, MORALISERS, NIBLET, NIBLETS,
ORECCHIETTES, PAPPARDELLES, PODCASTERS, QUADRATUS, SCAREMONGERINGS,
SHOEMAKINGS, SHTUMMEST, TELEMARKED, TEPPANYAKIS, TRAINSPOTTINGS,
TRICHOMONASES, UNDERDRAWINGS, UNDERDRESSES, UNDERDRESSING,
UNDERTHROWN, UNFRIENDLIEST, WOODLOUSE, WOODMOUSE, WRINKLIES

These are the deleted words:
ANTIAGGRESSIONS, ANTIALCOHOLISMS, BLEWITSES, BOULESES, CATALESE,
CHAMBRES, CHEVYS, CONYS, COUNTIER, CYANTHIA, DEATHCARES, DECANAI,
DISREPECTING, DISREPECTS, DOTTIE, DOTTIES, GULESES, HUMUSIER,
HUMUSIEST, IMPRESSARIOS, JAKESES, JEESLIER, JEESLIEST, JEEZELIER,
JEEZELIEST, JEEZLIER, JEEZLIEST, JUSES, KETAINER, LYMPHOMITOSES,
LYMPHOMITOSIS, NACHESES, NONRECOURSES, ONCES, PEWTERIER,
PEWTERIEST, POSEYS, PUDDINGIER, PUDDINGIEST, ROSINIER, ROSINIEST,
SEQUESTERES, SITU, TELOSES, TINDERIER, TINDERIEST, TURPSES

There are many discrepancies between OWL3 and OSPD5, but it has not
yet been announced what is to be done about this. Also, a start date
to use the OWL3 has not been established yet. It was going to be
1-Dec-14, but this has been delayed.


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