Friday, 9 May 2014

NG 380

New game 380 is now available.


Round 1: C T D E S E E E P

My selection: TEEPEES


Round 2: C T O S M A R R E

My selection: COASTER
Best: CREMATORS


Round 3: Target 383 from 75 50 6 8 5 8

My selection: 383 = 5*75 + 8


Round 4: H E T A S F O U T

My selection: STATUE


Round 5: O E T D F A N L W

My selection: LETDOWN


Round 6: Target 765 from 100 75 25 6 1 3

My selection: 765 = (6 - 1)*(100 + 75 - 25 + 4)


Round 7: I R O K A M B I N

My selection: BRAIN
Best: MINIBAR


Round 8: Target 495 from 25 100 75 10 8 6

My selection: 495 = ((25 - 8)*10 - 100)*6 + 75


Round 9: TAKE COLIC

My selection: [no answer]
Best: COCKATIEL

4 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. steeped
2. coaster
3. 8x50-75/5-8+6=383
4. taste
5. donate
6. (75+1)x(100/25+6)+3=763 (2 off)
7. bairn
8. 6x(75+8)-100/25=494 (1 off)
9. x

Mike Backhouse said...

STEEPED
TRACERS
5*75+8=383
SOUTH
FLOWED
(6+1)*100+75-3=672 (8 off) and after time ((100+75+3-25)*(6-1)=765
x- RAMIKIN (didn't know it had an E in it-grrrr...)
(75-25)*10-6=494 (1 off)
x

Sam Gaffney said...

Not much joy here.

1. STEEPED
2. CARROTS
3. 383 = 5*75 + 8
4. HASTE
5. FLOATED
6. 765 = (100+75-25+3)*(6-1), perhaps late.
7. BRAIN
8. 495 = (75-10)*8 - 25
9. 175.6s - COCKATIEL

Geoff Bailey said...

I was just a bit too slow seeing CREMATORS in round 2, alas. I saw the invalid MERCATORS within time, but somehow missed CREMATORS. Bother.

Mike: Bad luck on RAMIKIN -- for a good while I thought it was spelled that way, too. Would have been an excellent result!