Wednesday, 4 June 2014

NG 398

New game 398 is now available.


Round 1: M C U S E T N O I

My selection: COSTUME
Best: MISCOUNT


Round 2: A E G S T R O T B

My selection: GAROTTES


Round 3: Target 898 from 100 25 5 1 10 4

The target is unreachable; there are only two ways to get to one off.

My selection: 899 = (5 + 4)*100 - 1  [1 off]


Round 4: R L I O T M I N Y

My selection: MIRLITON


Round 5: U D E C L R B O I

My selection: CLOUDIER


Round 6: Target 502 from 100 75 3 8 4 7

My selection: 502 = 7*(75 - 3) - 8/4


Round 7: E K D E T A R M S

My selection: MARKETED


Round 8: Target 138 from 75 10 5 8 7 4

My selection: 138 = (4*5 - 7)*10 + 8


Round 9: TUNA ORGAN

You can tuna organ, but you can't tuna fish.  Or something like that.

My selection: ORANGUTAN (2.4s)

4 comments:

Mike Backhouse said...

TUNICS
BATTERS
(10-1)*100-(5-4)=899 (1 off)
INTRO
BOILED
(8-3)*100 +7-4=503 (1 off)
MARKETED
75*10/5-(8+4)=138
ORANGUTAN (63s)

Louise Molloy said...

1. consume
2. garottes
3. (4+5)x100-1=899 (1 off)
4. limit
5. boulder
6. 7x(75-3)-8/4=502
7. mastered
8. (5+4)x7+75=138
9. x

Sam Gaffney said...

Eights galore, though I have not heard of a mirliton.

1. MISCOUNT
2. GAROTTES
3. one off: 899 = (10-1)*100 - 5 + 4
4. MINTY
5. CLOUDIER
6. 502 = (75-3)*7 - 8/4
7. MARKETED
8. 138 = 75*8/4 - 7 - 5
9. ORANGUTAN - 1.6s

Geoff Bailey said...

Sam: A more findable eight on that round was MINORITY. MIRLITON is another name for a kazoo. I recalled this from episode 334 where it was part of the missed full monty TRINOMIAL.