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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR MAY 9, 2019

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Mark Fidler           + 1772      52    30        401
     2 Richard Buck          - 1764      13    11        401
     3 Wes Eddings           - 1763      52    28        414
     4 Steven Saul           - 1762      78    36        417
     5 Carl Durdan           - 1749      29    16        423
     6 Jake Bergmann         + 1747      31    19        408
     7 Chris Sinacola          1740       1     1        423
     8 John Cheras             1734       1     2        356
       Joel Horn             - 1734      91    55        410
    10 Carol McDonald        + 1733      41    37        386

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Barron, Mic                1784/A     5     1        416 
    Becker, Bob              + 1716      28    24        402      13
    Bergmann, Jake           + 1747      31    19        408       6
    Buck, Richard            - 1764      13    11        401       2
    Cassel, Claudia          - 1641      33    78        348      17
    Cheras, John               1734       1     2        356       8
    Cole, Judy                 1717/A     0     1        386 
    Durdan, Carl             - 1749      29    16        423       5
    Eddings, Wes             - 1763      52    28        414       3
    Fidler, Mark             + 1772      52    30        401       1
    Finkey, Don                1742/A    12     5        406 
    Giovinazzo, Linda        - 1652      26    51        358      16
    Horn, Joel               - 1734      91    55        410       8
    Horn, Judy               + 1731      67    93        387      11
    Kraus, Marvin            + 1723      45    55        382      12
    Kt., Trx.                  1611      27   108        331      18
    Kulig, Chris               1744/A    66    34        419 
    McDonald, Carol          + 1733      41    37        386      10
    Novinson, Daniel           1713/A    35    21        395 
    Saul, Steven             - 1762      78    36        417       4
    Sinacola, Chris            1740       1     1        423       7
    Wolfberg, Mike             1716      59    46        403      13
    Wood, Betsey               1665       9    15        371      15

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There were 13 players in attendance when we last met on May 2, 2019.

Congratulations to Judy H. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which she scored 595, 54.2% above her average, against one of the
top ten players in the club.

High losing scores: Joel 435 to Judy H. 595,
                    Marvin 420 to Wes 449,
                    Bob B. 407 to Judy H. 430,
                    Wes 401 to Judy H. 424

Interesting totals: Joel and Judy totalled 1030 in their high-scoring game, and
                    Carol and Steven totalled 641 in a low-scoring game

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

DORY, PODI, ALINT, LATIN, REMIC, WEELS, DARTEL, GUISER, CURVETED, GLEANERS,
REFRONTS, RIGIDEST
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DORY, (CRIME), (DARTLE), (REGIUS), CURVETED, GLEANERS (ENLARGES GENERALS),
REFRONTS, RIGIDEST (RIDGIEST)

There are 49 sevens in NWL2018 which end in ARY; the first 25 of them:

ACTUARY - ACTUARY n pl. -ARIES a statistician who computes insurance
                               risks and premiums
BEGGARY - BEGGARY n pl. -GARIES extreme poverty
BEWEARY - BEWEARY v -WEARIED, -WEARYING, -WEARIES to make weary
BILIARY - BILIARY adj pertaining to bile
BURSARY - BURSARY n pl. -RIES a college treasury
CALVARY - CALVARY n pl. -RIES a representation of the Crucifixion
CILIARY - CILIARY adj pertaining to cilia
DENTARY - DENTARY n pl. -TIES the lower jaw in mammals
DIETARY - DIETARY n pl. -ETARIES a system of dieting
ESTUARY - ESTUARY n pl. -ARIES an inlet of the sea at a river's lower end
FEODARY - FEODARY n pl. -RIES a vassal
FEUDARY - FEUDARY n pl. -RIES a vassal
GRAMARY - GRAMARY n pl. -RIES gramarye
GRANARY - GRANARY n pl. -RIES a storehouse for grain
HYMNARY - HYMNARY n pl. -RIES a hymnal
JAGGARY - JAGGARY n pl. -RIES jaggery
LACTARY - LACTARY adj pertaining to milk
LANIARY - LANIARY n pl. -ARIES a cuspid
LIBRARY - LIBRARY n pl. -BRARIES a place where literary materials are
                                 kept for reading and reference
MAMMARY - MAMMARY adj pertaining to the mammae
MANUARY - MANUARY adj involving the hands
MILIARY - MILIARY adj made up of many small projections
MORTARY - MORTARY adj containing or resembling mortar
NECTARY - NECTARY n pl. -TARIES a plant gland
NUMMARY - NUMMARY adj pertaining to coins

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