Monday, 19 May 2014

NG 386

New game 386 is now available.


Round 1: R T L Y E A I E R

My selection: LITERARY


Round 2: E S U N L H A D S

My selection: UNLASHED


Round 3: Target 740 from 100 1 3 10 2 1

My selection: [no answer]
Best: 737 = ((2*100 + 1)/3)*(10 + 1)  [3 off]


Round 4: I N S O T B U G I

My selection: BUSTING


Round 5: A E O M Q R L F A

My selection: FEMORAL


Round 6: Target 770 from 75 50 100 5 2 9

My selection: 770 = 9*75 - 5 + 100


Round 7: R H E N O E E P R

My selection: OPENER
Best: PREENER


Round 8: Target 883 from 25 50 4 1 8 5

My selection: 883 = (4*50 - 25)*5 + 8


Round 9: LIP DANGLE

My selection: [no answer]
Best: PEDALLING

4 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. trailer
2. unlashed
3. out of time with (100/2)x(10+1+1+3)=750 (10 off)
4. gusto
5. aflame
6. (75+2)x(50/5)=770
7. prone
8. (25+50-1)x(8+4)-5=883
9. pedalling (52.4s)

Mike Backhouse said...

REALITY
HASSLED and wondered about UNHASSLED
x-error
BUSTING
AMORAL
(75+100/50)*(5*2)=770
PREENER
Louise's way
x jumped in with PLEADING

Geoff Bailey said...

You did well to see UNHASSLED, Mike, and even better to avoid it.

Louise: I like that solution to 883 -- well done!

Sam Gaffney said...

1. x RETAILERY
2. HASSLED
3. ten off: 750 = 100*3/(1+1+2)*10
4. BUSTING
5. FORMAL
6. 770 = 9*75 + 100 - 5
7. OPENER
8. 883 = (4*50-25)*5 + 8
9. - Strangely difficult, especially as I cycle regularly.