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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR MARCH 14, 2019

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Joel Horn             + 1768      72    37        415
     2 Richard Buck          - 1767       9     9        400
     3 Carl Durdan           - 1764      26    12        428
     4 Mark Fidler           + 1761      38    24        397
     5 Steven Saul           + 1760      63    28        417
     6 Wes Eddings           + 1755      35    21        415
     7 Chris Kulig           - 1745      56    25        421
     8 Jake Bergmann         - 1740      28    17        409
     9 Don Finkey              1739       9     4        399
    10 Judy Horn             + 1732      53    77        385

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Becker, Bob                1743/A    25    18        409 
    Bergmann, Jake           - 1740      28    17        409       8
    Buck, Richard            - 1767       9     9        400       2
    Cassel, Claudia          - 1648      27    59        348      17
    Durdan, Carl             - 1764      26    12        428       3
    Eddings, Wes             + 1755      35    21        415       6
    Fidler, Mark             + 1761      38    24        397       4
    Finkey, Don                1739       9     4        399       9
    Giovinazzo, Linda        + 1651      21    40        356      16
    Horn, Joel               + 1768      72    37        415       1
    Horn, Judy               + 1732      53    77        385      10
    Kraus, Marvin            + 1692      30    47        378      14
    Kt., Trx.                + 1620      19    83        332      18
    Kulig, Chris             - 1745      56    25        421       7
    McDonald, Carol            1701      27    30        382      13
    Novinson, Daniel         + 1713      35    21        395      12
    Saul, Steven             + 1760      63    28        417       5
    Saveriano, Scott           1581       0     3        356      19
    Smith, Lee                 1491       0     3        310      20
    Wolfberg, Mike           - 1727      46    32        403      11
    Wood, Betsey             - 1652       4    11        380      15

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There were 16 players in attendance when we last met on March 7, 2019.

Congratulations to Steven S. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which he scored 555, 33.6% above his average, against one of the
top ten players in the club.

High losing scores: Steven S. 414 to Mark F. 460,
                    Carl 411 to Judy H. 442,
                    Jake B. 409 to Marvin 410,
                    Marvin 404 to Wes 465,
                    Joel 403 to Wes 411

High rating increase: Judy H. +21

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

ENG, CARK, KOAS, LOAVE, POCKY, UPBYE, QUICKS, AERIEST, ENDDATE, HARTIER,
OUTCAGE, PESTIER, UNRAISE, VERBIER, WANDLES, DEANAGES, LETHEANS, RETINALS,
WOODYARD, IRONSIDES
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ENG (GEN NEG), CARK (RACK), KOAS (OAKS OKAS SOAK), (LAEVO), POCKY, UPBYE,
QUICKS, AERIEST (SERIATE), PESTIER (RESPITE), (BREVIER), RETINALS
(ENTRAILS LATRINES RATLINES SLANTIER TRENAILS), WOODYARD, IRONSIDES
(DERISIONS RESINOIDS)


Wes managed to achieve a record of 4-1 in his five games last week,
in which he had no blanks.

Chris K. played a nine of IRONSIdES for 85 points last week.


RENTING has an unusual NWL2018 anagram. CSW2015 admits another.

There are 13 sevens and 27 eights which end in WEED.
The ones which begin with animals are: HOG, PIG, BULL, DEER, DUCK, HAWK.


Ron McGill posted to CGP, telling us about a recent Reader's Digest
article about the recent update to our lexicon.
See: https://www.rd.com/culture/words-added-to-scrabble-dictionary/

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

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