Tuesday, 27 May 2014

NG 392

New game 392 is now available.


Round 1: O U A G C E D F D

My selection: ADDUCE


Round 2: I I T R E A C W Q

My selection: WAITER


Round 3: Target 799 from 75 2 4 6 8 2

There's only one solution to this.

My selection: 800 = 2*6*(75 - 8) - 4  [1 off]
Best: 799 = (8 + 6/2)*(75 - 2) - 4


Round 4: N I I T L E D O N

My selection: INDOLENT


Round 5: K U A D I R T B E

My selection: TRIBADE


Round 6: Target 247 from 75 50 3 10 4 2

My selection: 247 = 4*75 - 50 - 3


Round 7: S A N A R O C C E

My selection: COARSEN


Round 8: Target 359 from 75 6 2 1 8 9

My selection: 359 = (6 - 1)*75 - 2*8


Round 9: SAGO CURRY

My selection: [no answer]
Best: SURROGACY

3 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. fudged
2. waiter
3. (8+2)x(75+4)+2+6=798 (1 off)
4. tendon
5. barked
6. 4x75-50-3=247
7. oceans
8. (6-1)x75-2x8=359
9. x

Hard letters and conundrum tonight..

Mike Backhouse said...

Agreed Louise. Starting with two 5's is not a good sign of things to come for me.

CAGED
TRICE
Louise's way (1 off)
INTEL then TENDON just after time
BARKED
(10/2)*50-3=247
CANCERS
Louise's way
x - thought it might be -OUS but could not find anything.

Sam Gaffney said...

1. FUDGED
2. WAITER
3. one off: 800 = 75*4/6*8*2
4. EDITION
5. TRIBADE
6. 247 = 50*10/2-3
7. CANCERS/ROSACEA. SARACEN turns out to be invalid.
8. 359 = (6-1)*75 - 8*2
9. SURROGACY - 1.4s