Thursday, 8 May 2014

NG 379

New game 379 is now available.


Round 1: R Q B S M E A I U

My selection: [invalid -- AUMBRIES]
Best: MARQUISE


Round 2: K N E E S G H I F

My selection: SEEKING


Round 3: Target 195 from 75 5 4 5 3 9

My selection: 195 = (4 + 9)*3*5


Round 4: L T E D P O R E Z

My selection: PETROL
Best: PRETZEL


Round 5: T E I M E D W C A

My selection: DECIMATE


Round 6: Target 771 from 50 2 9 2 10 1

My selection: 770 = (9*(2 + 1) + 50)*10  [1 off]
Best: 771 = (50 + 2*10)*(9 + 2) + 1


Round 7: B X O T N U I A R

My selection: RAINOUT


Round 8: Target 237 from 5 8 5 6 7 1

My selection: 237 = (5*6 - 1)*8 - 5


Round 9: LEANER WEB

My selection: [N/A -- conundrum chosen explicitly]
Best: RENEWABLE

4 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. masque
2. neighs
3. 75x(5-3)+9x5=195
4. deplore
5. medicate
6. out of time with [50+(2+1)x9]x10=770 (1 off)
7. ration
8. 8x5x6-7+5-1=237
9. renewable (20.5s)

Mike Backhouse said...

SMEAR
SEEKING
3*(9+4)*5=195
PORTED
TIMED (fantastic answer Louise)
(10/2*50+9)*3=777 (6 off and after time)
TRAIN
Louise's way
RENEWABLE (99s)

Mike Backhouse said...

For the first game I had ESQUIRE but rejected it when I realised there was only one E. On reflection, I should have picked SQUIRE.

Sam Gaffney said...

1. SQUARE
2. SEEKING
3. 195 = (75-5-5)*3
4. DEPLORE
5. MEDICATE
6. one off: 770 = (50-(2+9)*2-1)*10)
7. RAINOUT
8. 237 = (6*5-1)*8 + 5
9. RENEWABLE - 5.0s