2018 STATS

December 26, 2018

Last Sesh of 2018

2018 was _________:

FLAWED, Laura Scheimberg

CHANGED, Keith Pries

WARM, Jon Shreve

High Win

James Davis (531) vs. Keith Pries (247)

High Loss

Laura Scheimberg (422) vs. Keith Pries (497)

December 18, 2018

Polar Pals, the IHOP Edition

Most Letters In:

Walrus: WAUL (4), Laura Scheimberg

Penguin: REUSING (5), Diane Waldman

Reindeer: DECANTER (5), Diane Waldman

Snowman: NIMRODS (4), Laura Scheimberg

High Scoring Non-Bingo Plays:

EXPELS (60), Diane Waldman

ANTIMERE (81), James Davis

High Win

James Davis (522) vs. Veronica Thomas (256)

High Loss

James Davis (415) vs. Keith Pries (476)

December 11, 2018

Rackin' Around the Christmas Tree

Something You'd Like to Find Under the Tree

TREAT, Hans Farwig

QUILT, Diane Waldman

Something You'd Not Like to Find Under the Tree

BUM, Laura Scheimberg

POO, David Brown

High Scoring Non-Bingo

QADIS (70), Veronica Thomas

Notable Bingos

SCROOGED* (73, phony), James Davis

ERASION & ERASION (back to back), Corina Farwig

High Win

David Brown (559) vs Heidi Schnicker (217)

High Loss

Pat Feigin (398) vs Veronica Thomas (460)

December 04, 2018

Six Scrabblers Scrabbling

Best "12 Days of Christmas" Word

FIRST, Pat Feigin

High Word with HW

WHY (27), Diane Waldman

High Win

James Davis (556) vs. Diane Waldman (339)

High Loss

Diane Waldman (399) vs. Laura Scheimberg (479)

November 27, 2018

A Colorful End to November

Wrapping Paper Colors

Red: JELLO, Diane Waldman

Blue: FROWN, Debbie Heidrich

Green: IVIED, Laura Scheimberg

Silver: ZINCS, Pat Feigin

High Win

Laura Scheimberg (547) vs. Corina Farwig (233)

High Loss

Pat Feigin (397) vs. Jim Sherrill (462)

November 20, 2018

Lettuce Give Thanks

Something Most People Would Be Thankful For:

LOVE, Diane Waldman

Most Letters in ROMAINE:

MANORIAL (6), Jon Shreve

High Win

James Davis (582) vs Keith Pries (337)

High Loss

Jon Shreve (401) vs Keith Pries (423)

November 13, 2018

World War 3.14159265359...

High Play with Two W's:

WAW (18), Pat Feigin

Most Likely to Be Found in a Pie:

NUT, Laura Scheimberg

High-Scoring Non-Bingos

sHACK (66), Diane Waldman

FROZEN (78), James Davis

Notable Bingo

HrYvNIAS (74), Keith Pries

High Win

Laura Scheimberg (524) vs. Pat Feigin (395)

High Loss

Laura Scheimberg (410) vs. James Davis (442)

November 06, 2018

Rack the Vote!

Best Election Word

ELECt, Heidi Schnicker

POL, Veronica Thomas

Word You Least Suspect to See on a Scrabble Board

UINTAITE, Jim Sherrill

BOXCAR, Debbie Heidrich

High Win

Keith Pries (544) vs. Debbie Heidrich (244)

High Loss

Keith Pries (437) vs. Jim Sherrill (464)

October 30, 2018

Ghostly Elephant

White Elephant Prize Categories:

Related to the holidays: CARVES, James Davis

Green: LIME, Pat Feigin

Something related to music, or something goofy, or something that's both: BANJO, Pat Feigin

Related to Mexico: SI, Jim Sherrill

Something you might wear: CAPE, Veronica Thomas

High Win

James Davis (559) vs. Pat Feigin (252)

High Loss

James Davis (424) vs. Jim Sherrill (484)

October 23, 2018

KERATOTIC + TRR

Most Letters in TRICK

CLARINET (4, 86), Laura Scheimberg

Most Letters in TREAT

TARDIEST (5, 80), Veronica Thomas

High-Scoring Non-Bingo

AXIOM (72), Veronica Thomas

High Win

Jim Sherrill (585) vs. Corina Farwig (319)

 

High Loss

Keith Pries (411) vs. Laura Scheimberg (433)

October 16, 2018

Night of the Pigheads

Best Word Related to Japan

NINJA, Jim Sherrill

High-Scoring Word That Is Also a Proper Noun

DRAGNET (76), Jim Sherrill

ZAIRE (46), Veronica Thomas

Triple-Triples

ANEARING (158), Laura Scheimberg

PIGHEADS* (176), Jim Sherrill

ANSERINE (122), Jim Sherrill

High Win

Jim Sherrill (531) vs. Jon Shreve (437)

High Loss

Jon Shreve (453) vs. Keith Pries (474)

October 09, 2018

Chipotle Mexican Grill = A Limper Lexicon Glitch

Most Letters in CHIPOTLE:

TORCHeS (5, 67), Veronica Thomas

Word that Best Describes Chipotle:

DISH, Diane Waldman

High Win

Debbie Heidrich (503) vs. Veronica Thomas (358)

High Loss

Pat Feigin (386) vs. Diane Waldman (390)

October 02, 2018

October Cometh

Booziest Word

KEGS, Laura Landauer

High Play with Two "U"s

EUPHUIST (68), Keith Pries

High Play (General)

RESALUTE (122), Jim Fischer

High Non-Bingo

ZAIRE (72), Diane Waldman

High Win

Jim Sherrill (569) vs. Veronica Thomas (285)

High Loss

Veronica Thomas (410) vs. Keith Pries (471)

September 25, 2018

Vivat Las Vegas!

Most Letters in LAS VEGAS

ANTHELIA (4, 70), Jim Sherrill

Spiciest Word

WING, Veronica Thomas

High Win

James Davis (521) vs. Heidi Schnicker (271)

High Loss

Diane Waldman (379) vs. Debbie Heidrich (414)

September 18, 2018

Aestival --> Autumnal

Best "End of Summer" Word

LAZE, Keith Pries

Best Autumn Word

MISTIER & TINTERS, Veronica Thomas

High-Scoring Non-Bingo

LUX (65), Veronica Thomas

High Win

Diane Waldman (441) vs. Heidi Schnicker

High Loss

Diane Waldman (390) vs. Veronica Thomas (411)

September 11, 2018

New York --> Kilimanjaro

Best New York Word

EVICT, Diane Waldman

Most Letters in KILIMANJARO

FREAKIER (88), Laura Scheimberg

High Play

ENGRAINS (131), James Davis

High Win

Laura Scheimberg (558) vs. Veronica Thomas (289)

High Loss

Brenda Casey (432) vs. James Davis (499)

September 04, 2018

Night of the Nine-Point Games

High Win:

James Davis (483) vs. Laura Scheimberg (346)

High Loss:

Diane Waldman (423) vs. Laura Scheimberg (450)

August 28, 2018

Last August Sesh

High Win & High Loss

Veronica Thomas (511) v. Debbie Heidrich (400)

Notable Non-Bingo

MIFFY (60), Laura Scheimberg vs. Veronica Thomas

August 21, 2018

Only the Best People

Most Letters in MANAFORT

RAFTSMEN (6, 98), James Davis

Most Letters in COHEN

THORNIER (4, 76), Jim Sherrill

Notable Bingo

sENTIENCE (140, 3X3), James Davis

High Win

Jim Sherrill (537) vs. Debbie Heidrich

High Loss

Laura Scheimberg (440) vs. James Davis

August 14, 2018

Return of Colleen

High Win

Keith Pries (558) vs. Colleen Nelson (330)

High Loss

Colleen Nelson (368) vs. Keith Pries (422)

Notable Bingo

CAPERING (176, triple-triple), James Davis

August 07, 2018

Happy Birthday to Jim S!

High Play Starting with T

ToOTHED (92), James Davis

Most Letters in HAPPY BIRTHDAY

WRITABLE (5, 70), Jon Shreve

High Win

Jon Shreve (593) vs. David Brown (321)

High Loss

Veronica Thomas (404) vs. Keith Pries (424)

July 31, 2018

July White Elephant

High Win

Laura Scheimberg (485) vs. Dan Hoffman (274)

High Loss

Laura Scheimberg (373) vs. James Davis (455)

White Elephant Prizes

Kitchen related: CUKE (36), Veronica Thomas

Goes with the word "long": HEAD, Debbie Heidrich

Related to entertaining: ALBUMS, James Davis

Related to Scrabble: FISHES, Diane Waldman

Hooray for Hollywood: ACTING, Laura Scheimberg

July 24, 2018

Rainy Christmas in July

Best Christmas Word

EXULT, Jon Shreve

High Word Containing RAIN

RANDIES (72), Veronica Thomas

High Win

Jon Shreve (530) vs. James Davis (306)

High Loss

Veronica Thomas (384) vs. Jon Shreve (439)

July 17, 2018

Back from Burbank

High Q Play

AQUA (35), Jim Sherrill

High Z Play

SLEAZES (96), Jim Sherrill

ZEST (66), Debbie Heidrich

High Win

Diane Waldman (509) vs. Colleen Lisowski (251)

High Loss

Keith Pries (401) vs. Jim Sherrill (439)

July 10, 2018

Lucky Sevens

Highest-Scoring Seven-Letter Word

SOLVING (94), Veronica Thomas

Best 7th Play

ZA, Veronica Thomas

High Score with 7 in It

Veronica Thomas (507) vs. Laura Scheimberg (340)

High Win

See above

High Loss

Laura Scheimberg (379) vs. Keith Pries (458)

July 03, 2018

Independence Eve

Most American Word

GLOATING, Diane Waldman

Most Letters in BURBANK

TABORIN (4, 22), Jon Shreve

High Win

Jim Sherrill (544) vs. Veronica Thomas (274)

High Loss

Laura Scheimberg (460) vs. David Brown (501)

June 26, 2018

Canicular

World Cup-related word:

ZEALOUS (16), Danii Talbot

Something to keep you cool:

BREW (29), Jim Sherrill

Notable bingo:

TOMAHAwK (116, DW-DW), Jim Sherrill

High win:

Veronica Thomas (523) vs. Danii Talbot (241)

High loss:

Keith Pries (417) vs. Laura Scheimberg (458)

June 19, 2018

Last Meeting of Spring

High Plays Ending in Vowels:

A: WOODSIA (76), Jim Sherrill

E: ENSNARE (64), Keith Pries

I: QI (45), Tamara Pester

O: WOO (26) , James Davis

U: XU (36), James Davis

Y: ENTIRETY (86), Jim Sherrill

High Win:

Jim Sherrill (541) vs. Diane Waldman (249)

High Loss:

Jon Shreve (387) vs. Jim Sherrill (421)

June 12, 2018

Puppies & Kitties

Most Letters in CAT:

RABIETIC (83), Jim Sherrill

Best Word Related to Cats:

WILY (30), Veronica Thomas

Most Letters in DOG:

HOUNDING (63),  James Davis

Best Word Related to Dogs:

CORGI (24), Debbie Heidrich

60+ Non-Bingos:

SQUAT (71), Veronica Thomas

SMAZE (64), Laura Scheimberg

Triple-Triple:

ASTRINGE (140), Keith Pries

High Win:

Laura Scheimberg (521) vs. Debbie Heidrich (286)

High Loss:

Jim Sherrill (417) vs. James Davis (430)

June 05, 2018

We're here, we're QUAERE, get used to it

Something to be proud of:

WIT (8), CANDOR (18), Laura Scheimberg

Related to Rainbows:

LEI (11), Jim Sherrill

High Non-Bingo Plays:

ARMY (64), Veronica Thomas

JOY (57), Suril Batala

QUAD (98), Jim Sherrill

High Win:

Jim Sherrill (521) vs. Diane Waldman (344)

High Loss:

Keith Pries (389) vs. James Davis (411)

May 29, 2018

Starting off with a BHANG

High Win:

Keith Pries (549) vs. Veronica Thomas (325)

High Loss: 

Diane Waldman (415) vs. Keith Pries (462)

White Elephant Prize-Winners:

Movies: REEDITING (62), Veronica Thomas

Roses: RED (14), Danii Talbert

Memories: HOPE (23), Laura Scheimberg

Mammals: OX (41), Tamara Pester

Physical Therapy: HIP (29), Diane Waldman

Carnival: TROOP (27), James Davis

Children's Game: DICE (24), Laura Scheimberg

Time: BETIME (20), David Brown

May 22, 2018

Hooked on mnemonics

Something You Want to Remember:

BEAUX (50), Veronica Thomas

Something You Want to Forget

AGONIES (24), Julia Swaney

High Win:

James Davis (575) vs. Julia Swaney (235)

High Loss:

Diane Waldman (425) vs. Keith Pries (439)

May 15, 2018

Wahconda!

Best Royal Word:

SCEPTER (76), Keith Pries

Highest Scoring Word with British Spelling:

LAICISED (77), Jim Sherrill

Notable Bingo:

WAHCONDA (90), Keith Pries

60-plus-point non-bingos:

HANKY (60), David Brown

BIZ (70), Mary Logullo

DOES (60), James Davis

ZOON (69), Veronica Thomas

High Win:

Jim Sherrill (493) vs. Mary Logullo (328)

High Loss

James Davis (409) vs. David Brown (422)

May 08, 2018

May the horse be with you.

Best Star Wars Word:

EPIC (26), Diane Waldman

Best Kentucky Derby Word:

CITATION (70), Jim Sherrill

9+:

OUTSEEING (70), Jim Sherrill

High Win:

Jim Sherrill (555) vs. Keith Pries (363)

High Loss:

James Davis (403) vs. Jim Sherrill (429)

May 01, 2018

Primero de mayo

High Five-Letter Word:

ALOHA (39), Veronica Thomas

High Spanish-Derived Word:

PEYOTE (22), Keith Pries

Triple-Triple:

PARTIERS (149), Veronica Thomas

High Win:

Veronica Thomas (506) vs. Diane Waldman (324)

High Loss:

Veronica Thomas (429) vs. Keith Pries (436)

April 24, 2018

Au revoir, National Poetry Month!

Best Poetry-related Word:

WRITE/WRITER, Keith Pries

Rhymes with a Club Member's Name:

DAIRY, Veronica Thomas

High Win (tie):

Jim Sherrill (486) vs. Veronica Thomas (307)

Mary Logullo (486) vs. Keith Pries (384)

High Loss:

Jim Sherrill (423) vs. James Davis (481)

April 17, 2018

Aeolian

Related to Wind:

AIrWISE, Laura Scheimberg

Related to Weed:

VICE, PIG, Diane Waldman

High-Scoring Non-Bingo:

ZEROS (100), Veronica Thomas

High Game:

Laura Scheimberg (444) vs. Debbie Heidrich (352)

High Loss:

Veronica Thomas (402) vs. Debbie Heidrich (414)

April 10, 2018

Two Things, For Sure

Death

Related to death: STONED (25), Laura Scheimberg

Most letters in DEATH: OBTAINED (4, 76), Jim Sherrill

Taxes

Related to taxes: TALLY (29), Jim Sherrill

Most letters in TAXES: ARIDEST (74), Veronica Thomas

High Win & High Loss

Veronica Thomas (549) vs. Jim Sherrill (432)

April 03, 2018

Thanks, Keith!

High Win:

Keith Pries (470) vs. Veronica Thomas (331)

High Loss:

Veronica Thomas (419) vs. Jim Sherrill (447)

March 27, 2018

Stuff Some Pie in Your Cakehole!

Something Clean:

DOUSE (21), Diane Waldman

Something Dirty:

pIEHOLES (70), Jim Fischer

High Win:

Jim Fischer (507) vs. Veronica Thomas (332)

High Loss:

Veronica Thomas (419) vs. Jim Fischer (428)

March 20, 2018

Equinoctial

Most Letters in EQUINOX:

REUNIONS (5, 70), Jim Sherrill

Best Flower Word:

MUM, Keith Pries

High Win & High Loss

Jim Sherrill (477) vs. James Davis (448)

March 13, 2018

Daylight Saving & St. Patty's

High Play with DST:

STRAFED (107), Jim Fischer

Best "Green" Play:

ENVY (32), Laura Scheimberg

High Win & High Loss:

Keith Pries (462) vs. James Davis (455)

March 06, 2018

Return of James!

Most letters in MARCH:

HARDENS (91), James Davis

Related to or made of aluminum or steel:

MELTERS (79), Jim Sherrill

High win and high loss:

Jim Fischer (517) vs. Keith Pries (411)

February 20, 2018

Day After Prez's Day

High Win:

Jim Sherrill (541) vs. Jon Shreve (385)

High Loss:

David Brown (424) vs. Jim Fischer (465)

February 13, 2018

Valentine's Eve

High Win:

Laura Scheimberg (473) vs. Keith Pries (303)

High Loss:

Laura Scheimberg (402) vs. Jim Fischer (411)

February 06, 2018

February Made Me Shiver

Superbowl-related Word:

MANIA, Veronica Thomas

Most letters in SUPERBOWL:

RELOANS (5), Diane Waldman

High Win:

Veronica Thomas (525) vs. Diane Waldman (354)

High Loss:

Veronica Thomas (406) vs. Keith Pries (461)

January 30, 2018

January White Elephant Night!

WHITE ELEPHANT CATEGORIES:

Highest Play Ending in 2: Laura Scheimberg, QUARTER (102)

Phrase with the Word "Foot": Mary Logullo, FOOTHILL

Found in a Kitchen: Diane Waldman, STARTER

Travel: Jim Sherrill, RIVIERA

High Win:

Jim Sherrill (490) vs. Mary Logullo (279)

High Loss:

Laura Scheimberg (390) vs. Mary Logullo (414)

January 23, 2018

SOTU Night

Best word related to government & protest:

EGALITE (63), Jim Sherrill

ADDRESS (78), Laura Scheimberg

High Win:

Jon Shreve (545) vs. Veronica Thomas (379)

High Loss:

Keith Pries (427), Jim Fischer (507)

January 16, 2018

MLKJR

Best MLK Word:

TRANQUIL (16) and STRONGMEN (64), Brian Cooley

Highest Combined Score & High Win:

899: Keith Pries (561) vs. Veronica Thomas (338)

High Loss:

Jim Sherrill (383) vs. Keith Pries (445)

January 09, 2018

Diane Takes Over

Best Winter Word:

SNOWIER (79), Veronica Thomas

Best Summer Word:

TIPI (6), David Brown

High Bingo:

DECORATE (86), Jim Sherrill

High Non-Bingo:

MIRZA (78), Veronica Thomas

High Win & High Loss

Veronica Thomas (499) vs. Jim Sherrill (420)

January 02, 2018

First Meeting of 2018

New _______:

BLOOD (18), James Davis

Most Letters in SUPERMOON:

CORNERS (91), James Davis

High Win & High Loss:

Jim Sherrill (493) vs. Jon Shreve (406) 

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