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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR JULY 14, 2016

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Joel Horn             + 1781     151    60        423
     2 Mike Wolfberg         - 1766      95    36        426
     3 Steven Saul           = 1761      75    36        411
     4 Richard Buck            1754      33    14        438
     5 Mark Fidler           + 1753      76    31        408
     6 Morris Greenberg        1731       6     4        438
     7 Jake Bergmann         - 1726      40    21        413
       Rob Rosenthal         - 1726       0     3        296
     9 Don Finkey              1722      14    10        392
    10 Chris Kulig           + 1721      89    52        409

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Aronie, Emmanuel         + 1609      15    32        348      18
    Barron, Mic                1781/6     5     1        435 
    Becker, Bob                1739/A    49    33        408 
    Bergmann, Jake           - 1726      40    21        413       7
    Blake, Dan                 UNR        1     1        387 
    Buck, Richard              1754      33    14        438       4
    Calandra, Mark             1422       0     5        280      22
    Cassel, Claudia          + 1646      34    51        351      14
    Cheras, John               1729/A     2     3        353 
    Day, Catherine           = 1582       2    10        328      19
    Fidler, Mark             + 1753      76    31        408       5
    Finkey, Don                1722      14    10        392       9
    Giovinazzo, Linda        + 1643      32    47        364      15
    Goldstein, Marc            1628/A    23    39        352 
    Gonzales, Steven         - 1567      22    99        327      20
    Greenberg, Morris          1731       6     4        438       6
    Horn, Joel               + 1781     151    60        423       1
    Horn, Judy                 1691/A   110    85        404 
    Kraus, Marvin            + 1682      70    95        379      12
    Krycka, James              1629/A    21    34        353 
    Kt., Trx.                  1625      42   115        349      17
    Kulig, Chris             + 1721      89    52        409      10
    Lambert, Rebecca           1720/A     0     1        347 
    Marshall, Norma            1552       2     4        347      21
    McDonald, Carol          + 1718      81    67        394      11
    O'Connor, Matthew          UNR        2     1        409 
    Rosenthal, Rob           - 1726       0     3        296       7
    Saul, Steven             = 1761      75    36        411       3
    Sinacola, Chris            1742/A     2     3        410 
    Sousounis, Basil           1552/A     8    10        324 
    Sousounis, Christopher     1308/A     0    20        267 
    Spiller, Diana           - 1662      26    47        375      13
    Wolfberg, Mike           - 1766      95    36        426       2
    Wood, Betsey               1681/A     8     6        383 
    Yorra, Wayne               1640      29    43        361      16

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There were 15 players in attendance when we last met on July 7, 2016.

Congratulations to Joel for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which he scored 521, 23.4% above his average, against one of the
top ten players in the club.

Another high score: Mike W. 505

High losing score: Claudia 412 to Mike W. 425

High rating increase: Joel +16

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

HOO, JEL, TOC, BAHT, EXES, MUNG, NOWS, YAJI, AZOLE, FATLY, NAOIS, PUNTO,
POORIS, BENAMES, GOOSILY, SOGGILY, SOLVATE, ANAERATE, DOSEYING, FEVERING,
WORRITED
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HOO+ (OHO OOH), (COT), BAHT (BATH), EXES, MUNG+, NOWS (OWNS SNOW SOWN
WONS), AZOLE (ZOEAL), FATLY, PUNTO (PUTON), POORIS, BENAMES (BASEMEN
BEMEANS), SOGGILY, SOLVATE, FEVERING, WORRITED


When their game was over last week, Mark's clock read 0:11:11 and
Marvin's clock read 0:01:10. It was not a binary clock, but the
traditional SamTimer.

Mark played these two words back-to-back in one his games last
week: TITI and TITTY.


At the July 4th Weekend Tourney in Albany, NY:
 In the 8-game Early Bird on June 30:
  In 7-player Div. 1: Carol McD (seeded 6th) was 4th
  In 6-player CSW Division: Richard (seeded 4th) was 2nd
 In the 5-game Early Bird on July 1:
  In 6-player Div. 2: Carol McD was 2nd
  In 8-player CSW Division: Richard (seeded 3rd) won 4-1 +506
 In the 21-game Main Event:
  In 18-player Div. 1: Seth was 8th, lower half: Chris K. and Wes
  In 22-player Div. 3: Betsey was 11th
  In 15-player CSW Division: Brad W. won, Richard 5th


From Exeter, NH player Joe Waldbaum ... For a new folding Scrabble
board, see:  http://www.compactboard.com 
There are a couple of videos you can watch which demonstrate it.


Happy Bastille Day. BASTILLE is OWL3-acceptable and so is BASTILE.
BASTILLE has 2 OWL3 anagrams, one of which is new in OWL3.
BASTILE  has 6 OWL3 anagrams.
That new OWL3 anagram is not in CSW2015.
BASTILE has one additional anagram in CSW2015.


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