COMING UP – JAN 24, 2019

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SUPERSCRABBLE GAMES – JANUARY 24, 2019 (Thursday).  Venue:  2130 Chandler Drive, Tustin 92782. Please respond if you’re coming:  maliha.mendoza@gmail.com, text at 714-654-4308, or voicemail: 714-544-4746.  There are two players whose birthday falls in January:  LYNN and YUKI—please let me know if you can come.  By now, you all should know that Superscrabble Club is not just an ordinary club.  Like a family, we also celebrate special days in our life such as birthdays and Yuletides.

Finders of words in the following assigned categories for each round will receive an award; the words must contain 5 letters or more to quality.  The examples are limited from 5 to 8-letter words.

ROUND 1Words containing …GUA… must be together in a word:  ARGUABLE, AGUACATE, GUACHARO, GUACO, GUACOS, GUAIAC, GUAIACOL, GUAIACS, GUAIACUM, GUAIOCUM, GUANACO, GUANACOS, GUANASE, GUANASES, GUANAY, GUANAYS, GUANIDIN, GUANIN, GUANINE, GUANINES, GUANINS, GUANO, GUANOS, GUANS, GUARACHE, GUARANA, GUARANAS, GUARANI, GUARANIES, GUARANIS, GUARANTY, GUARD, GUARDANT, GUARDDOG, GUARDED, GUARDER, GUARDERS, GUARDIAN, GUARDING, GUARDS, GUARS, GUAVA, GUAVAS, GUAYULE, GUAYULES, and many more in the dictionary.

ROUND 2Words relating to GEMS, MINERALS & ROCKS: Examples: AGATE, ANATASE, ARKOSE, ALUNITE, AMETHYST, ANALCIME, ANALCITE, ANDESITE, APHANITE, ARENITE, ARKOSE, ARKOSIC, ARSENATE, ARSENITE, AUGITE, AZURITE, BERYL, BERYLS, BAUXITE, BIOTITE, BORATE, BORNITE, BRECCIA, CALCITE, CITRINE, CYANITE, CUPRITE, DACITE, DIAMOND, DIOPSIDE, DOLERITE, EMERALD, ERYTHRITE, EUCLASE, GARNET, GRANITE, KYANITE, LAZULI, LAZULITE, LAZURITE, LAVAS, LEUCITE, LIMONITE, MICAS, MIMETITE, OBSIDIAN, OXALATE, OXIDES, PEARLITE, PYROPE, PYRITE,  QUARTZ, RUBIES, SODALITE, SMARAGD, TOPAZ, ULEXITE, WAVELLITE, XENOLITH, ZINCITE, ZOISITE, ZIRCON, etc.

ROUND 3Words containing HAI anywhere in a word.  For example: ARCHAIC, CHAINED, CHAINES, CHAIR, CHAIRED, CHAISES, HAICK, HAICKS, HAIK, HAIKA, HAIKS, HAIKU, HAIKUS, HAIL, HAILED, HAILER, HAILING, HAILS, HAIMISH, HAINT, HAIRBALL, HAIRCAP, HAIRCUT, HAIRDO, HAIRED, HAIRGRIP, HAIRIER, HAIRIEST, HAIRILY, HAIRLESS, HAIRLIKE, HAIRLINE, HAIRLOCK, HAIRNET, HAIRPIN, HAIRS, HAIRWING, HAIRWORK, HAIRWORM, HAIRY, etc.

ALL DAY CATEGORY:  Words WITHOUT VOWELS. I found these words with 5 letters or more without vowels; some will take an “S”, others might not.  BYRLS, CRWTH, CRYPT, CYSTS, FLYBY, FLYSCH, GHYLL, GLYCYL, GLYPH, GYPSY, HYMNS, RYNDS, PHPHT, PSYCH, PYGMY, RHYTHM, SHYLY, SLYLY, SPHYNX, STYMY, SYLPH, SYNCS, SYNCH, SYNTH, SYZYGY, THYMY, TRYST, TSKTSK, TYPPS, WYNNS, WYNDS, XYLYL, XYSTS. Which ones will take an S?

LEARN a long word to win the 12- to 13-letter word (the reward pot contains $290); or play 14- to 15-letter word or longer (the pot contains $390). Players who find a long word together may split the prize.  Extra funds were leftover from the Christmas party, which were added to each category pot—all from players who couldn’t make it.  Again thanks to you all for my Christmas present.  I’m surely going to enjoy all of it!

You can do it!   PHOT, PHOTO, PHOTOG, GRAPH, GRAPHIC: PHOTOGRAPHIC (12 letters); PHOTOGRAPHIES (13 letters); PHOTOGRAPHICALLY (16 letters).

The next Superscrabble Games:  FEBRUARY 21, 2019.

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