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Old December 3rd, 2017, 08:28 AM
Tony Abell
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Default [Dixonary] Round 2854 - RABFAK Results

John Barrs and Keith Hale are tied at 4 unnatural points, but Mr. Barrs is
ahead in the rolling scores, so he takes the deal. Efrem Mallach was the
other player to guess the Soviet origins of the word.

Take it away, John!

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1. Dissension; opposition.
Voted for by Mike Shefler
SOURCE: Chris Carson, who didn't vote, and scores 1 + 0 = 1

2. A Soviet school giving preliminary university training to workers.
Voted for by Efrem Mallach, Keith Hale, John Barrs
SOURCE: Merriam-Webster's Unabridged, which cannot vote, and scores D3

3. A camel saddle.
Voted for by Shani Naylor, Judy Madnick
SOURCE: Tim Lodge, who voted 8 and 11, and scores 2 + 0 = 2

4. 17th-century Jewish sage, from the Hebrew initials of Rabbi Baruch von
(pronounced "fon") Krakow.
Voted for by nobody
SOURCE: Efrem Mallach, who voted *2* and 13, and scores 0 + 2 = 2*

5. A temporary unit of currency in Zimbabwe worth old Z$5 quadrillion, issued
by the Reserve Bank in 2009. The currency has since been pegged to the US$.
Voted for by nobody
SOURCE: Dave Cunningham, who voted 12 and 13, and scores 0 + 0 = 0

6. To raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price.
Voted for by nobody
SOURCE: Dan Widdis, who didn't vote, and scores 0 + 0 = 0

7. An inexpensive trinket or charm.
Voted for by Mike Shefler, Tim Bourne
SOURCE: Keith Hale, who voted *2* and 11, and scores 2 + 2 = 4*

8. A leather bucket holding food for a camel.
Voted for by Shani Naylor, Tim Lodge, Judy Madnick
SOURCE: Tim Bourne, who voted 7 and 10, and scores 3 + 0 = 3

9. A publicity agent.
Voted for by Guerri Stevens
SOURCE: Judy Madnick, who voted 3 and 8, and scores 1 + 0 = 1

10. Invoking a deity to ask for aid or protection.
Voted for by Tim Bourne
SOURCE: Guerri Stevens, who voted 9 and 13, and scores 1 + 0 = 1

11. An iron bar fixed to each side of a cart to strengthen it.
Voted for by Keith Hale, Tim Lodge
SOURCE: John Barrs, who voted *2* and 12, and scores 2 + 2 = 4*

12. Now _hist._ In the Ottoman Empire: an official, a military commander or
attaché.
Voted for by John Barrs, Dave Cunningham
SOURCE: Shani Naylor, who voted 3 and 8, and scores 2 + 0 = 2

13. A type of mortar round used in the Crimean War by the Russian forces.
Voted for by Efrem Mallach, Guerri Stevens, Dave Cunningham
SOURCE: Mike Shefler, who voted 1 and 7, and scores 3 + 0 = 3

SUMMARY

Player Def# Voted for Points, N+U=T
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Barrs ........................ 11 *2* & 12 2 + 2 = 4
Bourne ....................... 8 7 & 10 3 + 0 = 3
Carson ....................... 1 N/V 1 + 0 = 1
Cunningham ................... 5 12 & 13 0 + 0 = 0
Hale ......................... 7 *2* & 11 2 + 2 = 4
Lodge ........................ 3 8 & 11 2 + 0 = 2
M-W Unabridged ............... 2 N/A D3
Madnick ...................... 9 3 & 8 1 + 0 = 1
Mallach ...................... 4 *2* & 13 0 + 2 = 2
Naylor ....................... 12 3 & 8 2 + 0 = 2
Shefler ...................... 13 1 & 7 3 + 0 = 3
Stevens ...................... 10 9 & 13 1 + 0 = 1
Widdis ....................... 6 N/V 0 + 0 = 0

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