SUPERSCRABBLE REMINDER 2-23-17

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FEBRUARY 23, 2017: Meeting at the usual venue:   2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin 92782. Maliha is participating at the Phoenix WGPO Tournament on Feb. 17-20, 2017, directed by Larry Rand. Will check messages after 2-20-2017. Kindly let her know if you can make it on Feb. 23, 2017.  Text at 714-654-4308, leave a message at 714-544-4746, or email maliha.mendoza@gmail.com.

LET US MOURN TOGETHER THE “CROSSING OF THE BAR” by Penny Baker 2-6-17; truly it is very sad, but we can still look forward to a happy ending someday.  I know that someday…  Let’s just keep doing what we love to do together.  Let’s have our special MINI TOURNEY coming up. The finders of words in the following categories will receive an instant award; the words must contain 5 letters or more to quality.

ROUND 1:  Words containing TOU… at the beginning of a word.  For example:  TOUCAN, TOUCANS, TOUCH, TOUCHABLE, TOUCHBACK, TOUCHDOWN, TOUCHDOWNS, TOUCHE, TOUCHED, TOUCHER, TOUCHERS, TOUCHES, TOUCHHOLE, TOUCHIER, TOUCHIEST, TOUCHILY, TOUCHUP, TOUCHUPS, TOUCHY, TOUGH, TOUGHED, TOUGHEN, TOUPIE, TOUGHENED, TOUGHENS, TOUGHER, , TOUGHIE, TOUGHIES, TOUGHS, TOUGHY, TOUPEE, TOUPEES, TOUPIE, TOUPIES, TOURACO, TOURED, TOURER, etc.  [Please refer to WJ2 hardcopy for more.]

ROUND 2:  Words containing …ILY at the END of a word; see the following samples of 5-, 6- to 7-letter words:  DAILY, DOILY, DRILY, GAILY, ICILY, NOILY, ROILY, SHILY, SLILY, etc.; AERILY, AIRILY, ARTILY, etc.; ABILITY, AGILITY, ANALITY, ANGRILY, ANILITY, BAGGILY, BALKILY, BALMILY, BAWDILY, BEADILY, BEAMILY, BEEFILY, BONNILY, BOOZILY, BOSSILY, BULKILY, BUMPILY, BURLILY, BUSHILY, CAMPILY, CANNILY, CATTILY, CHARILY, COCKILY, CORNILY, CRAZILY, CRUSILY, CURLILY, CUSHLILY, etc.

ROUND 3:  Words having to do with cooking, particularly the equipment and method used in cooking–not the name of food.  Examples:  BEATERS, BLENDER, FRYING, COOKER, CALDRON, KETTLE, BOILER, CALDERA, SKIMMERS, SLICERS, SPATULAS, SPOONS, TONGS, WHISKS, SLICERS, LADLES, MIXERS, MIXING, BOILING, SIMMER, GRILLING, STIRS, STIRRING, SAUTEING, KNEADING, KNEAD, etc.

ALL DAY CATEGORY:  Herb-related words and homeopathic remedies: Examples:  BASIL, ROSEHIP, ROSEMARY, MINTS, OREGANO, ORIGAN, MARIJUANA, MARJORAM, CATNIP, CELERY, CILANTRO, THYME, THYMI, THYMUS, MALANGA, COMFREY, EPHEDRA, IPECAC, HERBAL, HYPERICUM, PTISAN, SAGES, LEMONGRASS, EUCALYPT, VERBENA, etc.

LEARN two long words to win the 12- to 13-letter ($125 in the box), or 14- to 15+letter words ($480 in the box).  Players who find the long word together will split the prize.  ZYGOMA, TIC, ZYGOMATIC, ZYGOMATICOFACIAL (16 letters).  By recalling two bingo words and combining them, such as COLLECT and ABILITY it is quite possible to see the 14-letter word COLLECTABILITY (It takes 2 steps.)

The next Super-S games:  MARCH 23, 2017.

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