Wednesday, 16 April 2014

NG 363

New game 363 is now available.


Round 1: T R D E C T A S E

My selection: SCATTERED


Round 2: U G T I E A C L R

We had this mix back in NG 282, as it turns out.  Back-to-back full monties to start the game!

My selection: GRATICULE


Round 3: Target 837 from 100 75 5 10 2 3

My selection: 837 = 10*75 + 100 - 2*5 - 3


Round 4: C F E W L N I U J

My selection: JUICE
Best: FUNICLE


Round 5: O A T N I E B M H

My selection: BOHEMIAN


Round 6: Target 114 from 75 50 3 3 10 9

My selection: 114 = (3 + 3)*(10 + 9)


Round 7: L I S E O P M N S

My selection: LIMPNESS


Round 8: Target 596 from 100 25 50 75 7 9

My selection: 594 = 7*(75 + 9) + (100 + 50)/25  [2 off]
Best: 596 = 50*(75 - 9*7) - 100/25


Round 9: CHEEKY DAN

My selection: [no answer]
Best: HACKNEYED

5 comments:

Michael Backhouse said...

Geoff, I thought I was doing well starting with a couple of sevens. Your high standard of play never ceases to amaze me.

CREASED
GLACIER
75*10+100-(5*3)+2=837
JUICE
BOATIE
75+(3*(10+3))=114
LIMPNESS
7*75+50+25=600 (4 off)
HACKNEYED (285s)

Geoff Bailey said...

Thanks, Mike, much appreciated. This was a particularly good game for me, mind you! Also, well done on solving that first numbers round -- I thought it was a bit difficult.

Louise Molloy said...

1. detracts
2. curate
3. 75x10+100-5x2-3=837
4. wince
5. habit, then out of time with 'bemoan'
6.75+50-3/3-10=114
7. noises
8. 75x7+50+25=600 (4 off)
9. x

Louise Molloy said...

Geoff, congrats on the back-to-back Full Monties!

Sam Gaffney said...

1. SCATTERED
2. CURTILAGE/GRATICULE
3. 837 = 10*75 + 100 - 2*5 - 3
4. JUICE
5. HAMBONE
6. (50-9-3)*3 = 114
7. LIMPNESS
8. 596 = (100*50+25)/75*9 - 7
9. HACKNEYED - 1.2s