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How many points are deducted in Scrabble for a blank tile at the end?

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Zero points are deducted in Scrabble for a blank tile at the end. This is because points are deducted at face value, and blank tiles have nothing printed on them.

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When used in game play, blank tiles still assume no point value, even though the letter they are used to represent would have had value. One way to use a blank tile in Scrabble is to use it in place of a vowel or low-value consonant, or in place of a hard-to-find letter to complete a high-scoring word. Each set of Scrabble tiles has only two blank tiles, so getting one during game play is rare.

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