Tuesday, 13 May 2014

NG 382

New game 382 is now available.  The MUMS Puzzle Hunt has finished now, so hopefully I'll be somewhat more prompt in the writeups.


Round 1: A P H I E O N F T

My selection: PIANO
Best: PHAETON


Round 2: D P E A K S E F M

My selection: PEAKED
Best: DEFAMES


Round 3: Target 307 from 50 6 6 7 3 1

My selection: 307 = 6*50 + 7


Round 4: I R T I M S G U O

My selection: OUTRIGS


Round 5: A R E A B L U T G

My selection: TEGULAR
Best: ARGUABLE


Round 6: Target 622 from 100 50 5 4 8 2

My selection: 622 = 100*50/8 - (5 - 2)


Round 7: C N I E I L X B A

My selection: ALIBI
Best: BAILIE


Round 8: Target 613 from 50 100 25 75 5 7

My selection: 613 = 25*(75 - 50) - 7 - 5


Round 9: BAT WREATH

My selection: [invalid -- WATERBATH]
Best: BATHWATER

3 comments:

Mike Backhouse said...

PHONE
PEAKED
Geoff's way
GROUTS
TABULAR
(8-2)*(100+4)=624 (2 off)
LANCE
7*100-75-(50/25 *7)=611 (2 off)
x - got close without knowing it!

Sam Gaffney said...

1. PHAETON
2. DEFAMES
3. 307 = 6*50 + 7
4. GROUTS
5. x RUTABEGA. I thought this was genius, but it is spelt RUTABAGA.
6. 622 = 100*50/8 - 5 + 2
7. CABLE
8. 613 = (75-50)*25 - 7 - 5
9. BATHWATER - 2.0s

Louise Molloy said...

1. phone
2. masked
3. 6x50+7=307
4. grouts
5. tabular
6. (2+4)x(100+5)-8=622
7. clean
8. (5+7)x[50+(100-25/75)]=612 (1 off)
9. bathwater (14.9s)