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Sum of the Parts   tricky alphagrams (4+ SYL-LA-BLES distinct vowel sounds)

Syl-la-bles 7s                              Syl-la-bles 8s

Syllable

Plays Well With Others Top 1000 MOST USEFUL TO KNOW TO WIN

Top 1000 Winningest 7s                   Top 1000 Winningest 8s

Put Down RootsMOST COMMON WORD ROOTS

most basic form of a word that is able to convey particular description, thought, or meaning – prefixsuffix.com

A          AB          ACT          AD        AER          ANTI          APO

AQUA          ARCH         AUD          AUTO          BE          BI          BIO

CEDE          CEPT          CISE          CIT          CLAIM          CO

CYCL          DENT         DIC          DIS          DUC          FIC          FIX

FLEX          FLU          FORC          FORM          GAM          GRAD

    GRAPH          HEX          HYDR          IN          INTER          JECT  

JOIN          JUR          LAV          LOC          LOG          LUC          LUD

MAL          MAN          MEGA          MER          MIS          MISS          MOB

MONO          NEG          NEO          NEUR          NOM          NON

OB          OCT          OVER          PAN          PARA          PED          PEL

PEND          PER          PERI          PHAN          PHON          PLY

POLY          PON          PORT          POST          PRE          PRIN          PRO

PUT          QUAD          QUINT          QUIR          SALV          SECT

SED          SEMI          SEN          SENT          SERV          SIGN          SIST

SOLV          SPEC          SPIR          SUB          SUPER          SYN

TACT          TAIN          TELE          TECT          TEND          TERR

TEST          TOR          TRACT          TRI          TYP          UNI          VAC

VALE          VEN          VER          VERT          VICT          VID          VIV

VOC          VOLV          ZO

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Letter C

Down to a Science lay down bingos about NATURAL SCIENCE

Biology 7s          Chemistry 7s          Earth 7s          Physics 7s

Biology 8s          Chemistry 8s          Earth 8s          Physics 8s

Plant a Seed...   ...in your mind about the PLANT KINGDOM:

Conifers 7s          Conifers 8s          Mosses / Worts

Flowers 7s          Flowers 8s          Ferns

Body Language body of info on CONDITIONS, DISEASES, PROCESSES

   Physical 7s          Mental 7s          Physical 8s          Mental 8s

A Play on Words – play LANGUAGE, READING, WRITING, SYMBOLS

Words 7s                                   Words 8s

Creature Comforts get scoring comfort from the ANIMAL KINGDOM:

Birds 7s          Fish 7s          Invertebrates 7s          Mammals 7s

Birds 8s          Fish 8s          Invertebrates 8s          Mammals 8s

Amphibians          Reptiles

Life

Measure Your Words ways to measure: SIZE, AMOUNT, DEGREE, EXTENT

Measure 7s                                   Measure 8s


High-Probability Bingoes

Most likely bingos to make from your rack


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6 & 7-letter Stems with Mnemonic Phrases + 1 letter to make 7 & 8-letter bingos

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The Odd Couple ODD LETTER PAIRS / PLACE in transliterated words

Start- 7s    -Contain- 7s    -End 7s   ~   Start- 8s    -Contain- 8s    -End 8s

That's All Folks! – that's right, folks, ALL BINGOS STARTING A ~ Z

ALL 7s starting with:

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

ALL 8s starting with:

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

Where The Action Is ALL VERBS: conveys action, occurrence, being

All Verbs 7s

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

All Verbs 8s

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

All Things Considered ALL NOUNS: any class of people, places, things

All Nouns 7s

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

All Nouns 8s

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

Arrow

Combination unLock – unlock bingos from COMMON LETTER COMBOS

2-letter:     BL7s          BL8s          CH7s          CH8s          CK7s          CK8s

CL          CT          DG          DL          DR          FL          FR          FT

GH          GL          GN          GR          KL          KN          LD

LF          LG           LK          LM          LP          LS7s          LS8s          LT

LV          MB          MP          NC          ND7s          ND8s          NG7s

NG8s          NK          NS7s          NS8s          NT7s          NT8s          PH

PL          PR7s          PR8s          PS          PT          RB          RC          RD

RF          RG          RK          RL          RM          RN          RP          RS7s

  RS8s          RT          RV          SC          SH7s          SH8s          SL

SM          SN          SP          ST7s          ST8s          SW          TH7s          TL

TH8s          TR7s          TR8s          TW          WH          WL          WN

WR          3-letter:     CHR          CKL          GHT          LCH          LTH

NCH          NDL          NGL          NKL          NTH          RCH

RDL          RGL          RST          RTH          SCH          SCR          SHR

SPL          SPR          STR          TCH          THR

CombinationLock

Compound InterestMOST COMMON COMPOUND WORDS, interesting!

AIR-          BACK-          BED-          BLOW-          BLUE-          BULL-

CAT-          COW-          CUT-          DAY-          DOG-

DOWN-          EAR-          EYE-          FIRE-          FISH-          FLY-

FOOT-          HAND-          HARD-          HEAD-          HIGH-

HOME-          HOT-          LAND-          LONG-          MOON-          NEW-

NUT-          PIN-          PLAY-          RED-          SAND-          SEA-

SIDE-          SKY-          SUN-          WIND-          WORK-

–   –   –   –  –   –   –

-BACK          -BALL          -BIRD          -BOAT          -BOOK          -BOX

-BOY          -DOWN          -EYE          -FISH          -FLY

-FOLD          -HEAD          -HOUSE          -LAND          -LINE          -LOCK

-MAN          -MATE          -OFF          -OUT          -ROOM

-SIDE          -SKIN          -TAIL          -TIME          -UP          -WARE

-WAY          -WEED          -WOOD          -WORK          -WORM

-YARD

Compound

All's Well That Ends Well MOST COMMON SUFFIXES

suffixes are appended after a base word or word stem to add information – prefixsuffix.com

-ABLE          -ACY          -AGE          -AL          -AN          -ANCE

-ANCY          -ANT          -AR          -ARD          -ARY  

-ATE          -ATION          -CIDE          -DOM          -ED [adj]          -EE

-EN         -ER [v]          -ERY          -ESS          -EST

-FUL          -FY          -HOOD          -IA          -IC          -IES [n]

-IES [v]          -ILE          -INE          -ING [adj]          -ING [n]

-ION          -ISE          -ISH          -ISM          -IST          -ITE          -ITIS

-ITY          -IUM          -IVE          -IZE          -LESS          -LIKE

-LOGY          -LY          -MATA          -MENT          -NESS          -OID

-ORY          -OUS          -OVER          -SHIP          -SOME

-STER          -TH          -TY          -TYPE          -URE          -WARD

-WISE          -Y

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PrefixRootSuffix

Get Off to a Flying Start MOST COMMON PREFIXES

prefixes are appended before a base word or word stem to add information –  prefixsuffix.com

DE-          DI-         EC-          EM-          EN-          END-

EPI-          EU-          EX-          FORE-          HYPO-

ISO-          MID-          MILLI-          MINI-         OUT-          RE-

SUB-          SUR-          UN-          UNDER-          UP-

Presto

P-REST-O Bingo! BACK / FRONT HOOKS magically increase scores

All BACK HOOKS

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

All FRONT HOOKS

A          B          C          D          E          F          G          H

I          J          K          L          M          N          O          P          Q

R          S          T          U          V          W          X          Y          Z

Adverbs

No Offense, but...  ...ALLOWABLE OFFENSIVE  WORDS. Just sayin'...!

Offensive 7s                              Offensive 8s+

Offense

Get on BoardTRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL to run on your board

Transport 7s                                   Transport 8s

No Holds Barred – wrestle THINGS THAT HOLD or are BEING HELD

Hold 7s                                        Hold 8s

Believe it or Not – spirited bingos with BELIEF, RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY

Belief 7s                                       Belief 8s

Believe

Silence is Golden – not pronounced; these are SILENT CONSONANTS

Silent 7s                                  Silent 8s

Silence
Consonants

XCSSV CNSNNTS? – RaCK WiTH eXCeSSiVe CoNSoNaNTS? HMMM...

CoNSoNaNTS 7s                              CoNSoNaNTS 8s

thrOw In thE vOwEl – don't throw in the towel with vOwEl-hEAvy racks

7s Multiples   5 v    4 v starts with  A ~ E     F ~ J     K ~ O      P ~T     U ~ Z

Duplicates     A     E     I     O     U          Vowel Strings

8s Multiples   6 v    5 v starts with  A ~ E     F ~ J     K ~ O      P ~T     U ~ Z

Duplicates     A     E     I     O     U          Vowel Strings

Fun, Funner, Funnest comparative -ER / superlative -EST ADJECTIVES

Comparative 7s     Superlative 7s        Comparative 8s     Superlative 8s

Beyond Comparison ADJECTIVES THAT DON'T COMPARE – frabjous!

Incomparable 7s                                Incomparable 8s

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Thematic ~ Surprising ~ Tricky

Browse themes to expand your bingo horizons

compiled by Jacob Cohen, Asheville Scrabble Club

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Surprise!          Vowels          Digraphs          Consonants          Before

SSSSSSSticky          Frankenword          Capitals          -S

Archaic          Spelling          Doubles         Plurals          CAUTION

Silent          Hold          Beliefs          Do-ER          Plants          Animals

Body          Science          Feelings          sgnileeF          Money

Foreign          Geography          UN-          Clothing          Food          Fighting

Crowd          Direction          Time          Learning          Measure

Color          Movement          Buildings          Sound          Words          People

  Sports          Tools          Law          Transport          Form

Soft          Cleanliness          Offensive          -YS          Mnemonic          Missing?

Matching          Switchable          Matter          ZERO~TEN          Again

Duplicates          Humor          Smell          Etymology          Odd          Leisure

Triple–Triple          Power          Syl-la-bles          Prefix          Roots          Suffix

Compound          Define          Combo          Hooks          Adjectives          Incomparable

Adverbs          Speech          Nouns          Verbs          Anagrams

Ear          TWS          Likeliest          Unlikeliest          Winningest          ALL

Foreign Intelligence ACCEPTABLE UNFAMILIAR FOREIGN WORDS

unusual letter / sound patterns make tricky alphagrams to anagram

French 7s          French 8s          Latin 7s          Latin 8s          Greek

Italian          Spanish          Yiddish / Hebrew

Other Languages 7s          Other Languages 8s

CAUTION! INVALID PARTS OF SPEECH & "Do You Speak -ING-less?"  

A ~ E          F ~ J          K ~ O          P ~ T          U ~ Z

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Double Letter Score TRICKY PAIRS (AA, HH, II, KK, UU, VV, WW, YY)

Double Letter 7s                              Double Letters 8s

Lay Your Life on the (Scrabble) Line with OTHER KINGDOMS OF LIFE:

Bacteria                         Fungi                         Protists

SSSSSSSticky Bingos CAN'T DROP LAST LETTERS (-S, -D, -R, -E, -N, -X, -T)

SSSSSSSticky 7s                                   SSSSSSSticky 8s

To BE- or not to BE- – Meseems, ARCHAIC WORDS couldst bethump!

Archaic 7s                                   Archaic 8s

Frankenword – monster bingos CONCOCTED FROM PARTS OF WORDS

Frankenword 7s                              Frankenword 8s

Super -SUNUSUAL BACK -S HOOKS (-INGS nouns & others)

Super -S 7s                                   Super -S 8s

Capital Offense – capitalized, but, OKAY UNCAPITALIZED MEANINGS

Capital 7s                                   Capital 8s

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G B-ingoes ALTERNATE SPELLINGS are challenge-safe

A ~ E          F ~ J          K ~ O          P ~ T          U ~ Z

Be a Do-ER people / things that WORK / DO – ending -ER, -OR, etc.

Do-ER 7s                                       Do-ER 8s

Freedom of Speech freely play SURPRISING ALTERNATIVE PARTS OF SPEECH

A ~ E          F ~ J          K ~ O          P ~ T          U ~ Z

Living with Irregularity...   ...thrive in way IRREGULAR PLURALS formed

A ~ E        F ~ J          K ~ O          P ~ T          U ~ Z

The Whys? & Wherefores? – play ADVERBS expertly and evermore

All Adverbs 7s                                   All Adverbs 8s

UN-aware – be aware, learn UN- bingos – UNLEARN = UNWISDOM

UN- 7s                                        UN- 8s

I've Got a Good Feeling – good play: GOOD FEELINGS & BEHAVIOR

Good 7s                                        Good 8s

I've Got a Bad Feeling – more good plays: BAD FEELINGS & BEHAVIOR

Bad 7s                                        Bad 8s

Right on the Money – cash in with CURRENCY, FINANCE, BUSINESS

Money 7s                                        Money 8s

Food for Thought – Yum!, Think of playing worldwide FOOD & DRINK

Food 7s          Drink 7s          Food 8s          Drink 8s

Mountain of Knowledge scrabble around the GEOGRAPHIC WORLD

Geography 7s                              Geography 8s

Fitting Words fit in your game: CLOTHES, FASHION, WEARABLES

Clothing 7s                                        Clothing 8s

Fighting Words – win games with FIGHTING, WEAPONS, ARMOR, WAR

Fighting 7s                                        Fighting 8s

It's About Time! – take time to learn about TIME, SEQUENCE, HISTORY

Time 7s                                      Time 8s

What's Up, Doc?documenting DIRECTION, LOCATION, POSITION

Direction 7s                                      Direction 8s

Learn Lingo for Your Bingo – learn about KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION

Learning 7s                                   Learning 8s

With Flying Colors – fly to victory with COLOR, LIGHT, TONE

Color 7s                                        Color 8s

A Moveable Feast – winning moves: MOVEMENT, IDLENESS, STOPPAGE

Movement 7s                                     Movement 8s

Like a Ton of Bricks – construct wins with BUILDINGS & STRUCTURES

Buildings 7s                              Buildings 8s

A Good Sport – your play's good with SPORTS, GAMES, RECREATION

Sports 7s                                   Sports 8s

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People Power REAL, MYTHIC, ARTIFICIAL PEOPLE power your game

People 7s                                   People 8s

Click these 7-letter stems for 8-letter bingos

A Sound Education – educate yourself on SOUND, MUSIC, QUIET

Sound 7s                                  Sound 8s

Right Tool for the Job TOOLS & MACHINES work right for you

Tools 7s                                   Tools 8s

Word Judge decisive plays with LAW, GOVERNMENT, POLITICS

Law 7s                                   Law 8s

Vowel
SSSSSSSticky
Frankenword
CapitalC
CapitalO
Super
BE
ForeignIntelligence
Spelling
Irregularity
Animal
Unaware
GoodFeeling
BadFeeling
Fitting
Food
Time
Learn
Brick
People
Sport
Law
Transport

Good Form – whatever the FORM, TYPE, KIND, SHAPE, or STYLE

Form 7s                                    Form 8s

Money
Tools

Soft in the Head SOFT C & G SOUNDS = tricky if thinking hard sounds only

Soft C 7s          Soft G 7s          Soft C 8s          Soft G 8s

Letter G
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Is Something Missing?...   ...no, just UNUSUAL LETTER PATTERNS

Something Missing? 7s                        Something Missing? 8s

Caution

Matching Pairs+ – mix letters for MATCHING DEFINITIONS (ROUGHLY)

Matching Pairs+ 7s                         Matching Pairs+ 8s

Look Both Ways – part of  bingo is SWITCHABLE TO FRONT OR BACK

Switchable 7s                         Switchable 8s

LookBothWays

Why, Yes! – bingos that END IN -YS (an eminently curious combination)

-YS 7s                                             -YS 8s

Why Yes

What's the Matter? – definitions suggestive of SOLID, LIQUID, GAS

Solid 7s                    Liquid 7s                    Gas 7s

Solid 8s                    Liquid 8s                    Gas 8s

Solid

Dirty Words & Clean Words – all the DIRT about CLEANLINESS

Dirty 7s          Clean 7s          Dirty 8s          Clean 8s

DirtyClean
CleanDirty
Gas
Liquid

Play Something for Laughs – be tickled by HUMOR & FUN bingos

Humor 7s                                          Humor 8s

Numbers Game – bingos with ZERO ~ TEN SPELLED WITHIN THEM

Numbers ZERO ~ TEN 7s                Numbers ZERO ~ TEN 8s

A Part to Play pic on left shows INFREQUENT PARTS OF SPEECH

Infrequent Parts of Speech 7s           Infrequent Parts of Speech 8s

PartsOfSpeech

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That'sAllFolks
No
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Funnest

The Smell of Success – succeed with bingos on SMELL, AROMA, ODOR

Smell 7s                                         Smell 8s

Surprise

More Power to You POWER TILES J, Q, X, Z  at bingo start, inside, end

J 7s     Q 7s     X 7s     Z 7s          J 8s     Q 8s     X 8s     Z 8s

In So Many Words MOST ANAGRAMS from the most useful letters

7s (# of anagrams)          9          8          7          6          5          4          3

  8s (# of anagrams)                      8          7          6          5          4          3  

SoManyWords

Play It By Ear Trickiest SOUND / LETTER COMBOS to unscramble

Play It By Ear 7s                               Play It By Ear 8s

SeeingDouble

s EE ing   d OU ble – tricky to see in alphagram: VOWEL DIGRAPHS

7s             AA   AE   AI   AO   AU  ~   EA   EE   EI   EO   EU

IA   IE   II   IO   IU   ~   OA   OE   OI   OO   OU   ~   UA   UE   UI   UO   UU

8s             AA   AE   AI   AO   AU  ~   EA   EE   EI   EO   EU

IA   IE   II   IO   IU   ~   OA   OE   OI   OO   OU   ~   UA   UE   UI   UO   UU

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All Stems & Mnemonic Phrases       6s to 7s     7s to 8s

Slide Show Review 7s to 8s    #1    #2    #3    

FightingWords

Go Down in History – discover INTERESTING WORD HISTORIES

Word Histories 7s                                  Word Histories 8s

Origin
Smell

That's Entertainment! – that's ENTERTAINMENT, LEISURE bingos

Leisure 7s                                        Leisure 8s

Entertainment

All 7s (25,269) & 8s (31,523) sorted into each relevant theme listed below

Slide Show Review 6s to 7s    #1    #2    #3    #4    

Color
Measure
Do-ER
RETINAS

See What I Mean? not typically succinct definitions; these are lllooonnggg!!!

LLLooonnnggg Definitions 7s            LLLooonnnggg Definitions 8s

Dictionary

Have One Too Many? – still many bingos even with DUPLICATE TILES

Duplicate 7s                                        Duplicate 8s

The Luck of the Draw – Top 1000 MOST LIKELY BINGOS – know these

Top 1000 Most Likely 7s                    Top 1000 Most Likely 8s

Top1000
Ear

Stretch of Imagination – EXTENSIONS TO TWS from opening plays

TWS Front Extensions                        TWS  Back Extensions

NoHoldsBarred
Move
Body
Grow
Direction
Sound
Zero-Ten
Duplicate
JacobCohen
Science

Before You Know It – verbs that can take PRE- before them

PRE- 4s          PRE- 5s          PRE- 6s          PRE- 7s          PRE- 8s

Before

Think Again – verbs that can take RE- before them

RE- 5s          RE- 6s          RE- 7s          RE- 8s

Again

Tripl3 Thr3at – most likely racks + 1 or 2 tiles on board = TWS – TWS

Triple-Triple 8s                                     Triple-Triple 9s

Triple-Triple

Remember Me mnemonic CATNIP HOLDERS uses bingo-friendliest letters

Mnemonic 7s                                     Mnemonic 8s

Remember

Three's a Crowd THREE OF THE SAME LETTER? Crowds of bingos, tho

  Consonant 7s          Vowel 7s          Consonant 8s          Vowel 8s

Crowd

Once in a Blue Moon – Bottom 1000 LEAST LIKELY BINGOS – just in case

Bottom 1000 Least Likely 7s                    Bottom 1000 Least Likely 8s

BlueMoon
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