Hello from Day 35 of the reopening of California. The wind is picking up in LA again, and that can only be one thing: dryness, sneezing, and inability to count. Also tomorrow is the Golden Globes. I know as much now about the winners as I will tomorrow night.
Yesterday I missed BUBBLY, BULB, GLUT, GULLIBLY.
BUTYL: An alkyl radical —C₄H₉, derived from butane.
Final score: 32 words for 174 points.
Genius minimum: 172 points.
First word: ATTAINT.