Tuesday, 8 April 2014

NG 357

New game 357 is now available.


Round 1: I M R S R R E U N

My selection: INSURER
Best: MURRINES (maybe)


Round 2: L S E O R L D I D

My selection: DRILLED


Round 3: Target 376 from 25 75 100 5 5 9

My selection: 376 = 5*75 + 5 - 100/25


Round 4: N A P O N W R I O

My selection: PRAWN
Best: INWRAP


Round 5: S K O T M D A M A

My selection: ATOMS
Best: DAMASK


Round 6: Target 524 from 75 7 9 10 9 4

My selection: 524 = 7*75 - 9/9


Round 7: P H A I C A C U C

My selection: HICCUP


Round 8: Target 348 from 1 1 5 4 9 10

My selection: 348 = (10 + 1 + 1)*(4*5 + 9)


Round 9: ICILY TILL

My selection: ILLICITLY (1.5s)

3 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. insurer
2. riddles
3. 5x75+5-(100/25)=376
4. onion
5. damask
6. 7x75-10+9=524
7. chip then out of time with hiccup
8. out of time with (9x10-5+1+1)x4=348
9. illicitly (27.7s)

Michael Backhouse said...

RUNES
DOLLIED
5*75+(100/25 divided by 9-5)=376
APRON
MADAMS
7*75-9/9=524
CHIC (loved HICCUP Louise)
4*(9*10-(5-1-1))=348 (went over time)
ILLICITLY (32s)

Geoff Bailey said...

Bravo on finding DAMASK, Louise -- I was slow to see it even after time. Good work generally on a tough set of letters rounds.

Similarly, nice work to get MADAMS, Mike.