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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR JANUARY 12, 2017

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Joel Horn             + 1768      51    33        413
     2 Mike Wolfberg         - 1760      30    12        418
     3 Richard Buck          + 1758      15     3        431
     4 Carl Durdan             1755      11     5        427
     5 Steven Saul           + 1742      37    19        419
     6 Mark Fidler           - 1736      25    12        398
     7 Jake Bergmann         - 1729      14     8        415
       Judy Horn             + 1729      37    32        401
       Chris Kulig           - 1729      29    19        405
    10 Wes Eddings           + 1728       8     3        411

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Aronie, Emmanuel           1640/A     8     8        371 
    Becker, Bob              - 1713       5     7        365      12
    Bergmann, Jake           - 1729      14     8        415       7
    Buck, Richard            + 1758      15     3        431       3
    Cassel, Claudia          + 1650      14    15        360      17
    Cheras, John               1726/A     0     1        356 
    Day, Catherine             1601       2     4        344      21
    Durdan, Carl               1755      11     5        427       4
    Eddings, Wes             + 1728       8     3        411      10
    Fidler, Mark             - 1736      25    12        398       6
    Finkey, Don                1748/A     7     3        412 
    Giovinazzo, Linda        - 1639      11    18        374      18
    Gonzales, Steven           1560/A     4     4        332 
    Green, Aaron             + 1720       4     6        408      11
    Horn, Joel               + 1768      51    33        413       1
    Horn, Judy               + 1729      37    32        401       7
    Kraus, Marvin            - 1660      25    43        370      16
    Krycka, James            + 1608       4    21        355      20
    Kt., Trx.                  1586      15    41        335      22
    Kulig, Chris             - 1729      29    19        405       7
    McDonald, Carol          - 1693      25    27        381      15
    Revkin, Barbara          + 1709       9     5        414      13
    Saul, Steven             + 1742      37    19        419       5
    Saveriano, Scott         + 1539       2    19        328      23
    Sinacola, Chris            1734/A     1     0        415 
    Smolensky, Nathan          1698/5     2     3        409 
    Sousounis, Basil           1548/A     0     3        330 
    Sousounis, Christopher     1330/A     0     3        316 
    Spiller, Diana           - 1699       9     8        406      14
    Wolfberg, Mike           - 1760      30    12        418       2
    Yorra, Wayne             - 1639      10    13        354      18

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There were 20 players in attendance when we last met on January 5, 2017.

Congratulations to Judy H. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which she scored 530, 33.0% above her average.

Another high score: Aaron G. 506

High losing scores: Chris K. 464 to Carol McDonald 470,
                    James 423 to Barbara 467,
		    Linda G. 418 to Judy H. 485,
		    Carol McDonald 416 to Bob B. 417,
		    Bob B. 405 to Chris K. 449,
		    James 404 to Marvin 422

High rating increase: Joel +20

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

DEP, VIN, ELFY, AUXIN, GETAS, LASED, ZEPPO, EFFING, AIRWISE, ATHWART,
BORSTAL, DUNNEST, REIFIED, SARDIUS, UNVOTES, WOADIER, SANDLIKE, STOOGIER,
UNSNARED
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DEP+ (PED), VIN+, (FLEY), AUXIN, GETAS (GATES STAGE), LASED (DALES DEALS
LADES LEADS), EFFING+, AIRWISE, ATHWART, BORSTAL, DUNNEST (STUNNED),
REIFIED (DEIFIER EDIFIER), SARDIUS, SANDLIKE (KNAIDELS+)


There are 9 OWL16 6-letter words ending in POT. Two of these were
new in OWL3. One of those 9 words does not take a suffix S. CSW2015
includes 6 more ...POT words, two of which don't take a suffix S.


There are 13 OWL16 6-letter words ending in PAN. More than half of
these, namely 7, begin with T. One of those has 5 back-hook letters.
Two others are new as of OWL3. CSW2015 includes 5 more ...PAN words.


BALSA wood has been used to make model airplane. BALSA has 5 OWL16
anagrams, which are relatively uncommon words. CSW2015 is the same.


There is a new Meetup Group for Scrabble in Framingham. The others in
the area are in Somerville, Brookline, Acton, and Andover.


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

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