Tuesday, 26 August 2014

NG 457

New game 457 is now available.


Round 1: R T A R M O C U O

My selection: [invalid -- MOTORCAR]
Best: CURATOR


Round 2: N B G I E E T L K

My selection: BEETLING


Round 3: Target 459 from 25 1 5 8 5 8

My selection: 459 = (5 + 5 + 8)*25 + 8 + 1


Round 4: I S N H E M C I Y

My selection: CHIMES
Best: CHIMNEYS


Round 5: U A S N F R O T D

My selection: ROTUNDAS


Round 6: Target 940 from 75 8 8 6 5 7

My selection: 940 = (75 - 8)*(8 + 6) + 7 - 5


Round 7: H T I A E D I L S

My selection: DETAILS
Best: IDEALIST


Round 8: Target 242 from 25 50 100 1 9 1

My selection: 242 = 9*(25 + 100/50) - 1


Round 9: LEND SNOBS

My time is atypically fast here, because I was presented with NESS BLOND by my generator. *chuckles*

My selection: BLONDNESS (1.1s)

5 comments:

Mike Backhouse said...

ARMOUR
BEETLING
(5+5+8)*25+8+1=459
CHIMNEY
ROUNDS
(8+5)*75-6*7-8=941 (1 off )
SLATED
100/25*(50+9+1+1)=244 (2 off)
BLONDNESS 24s

Geoff Bailey said...

BEETLING and CHIMNEY are excellent, Mike -- well done! (I missed CHIMNEY, as it turns out; I only had CHIMES.) But I'm a bit surprised that you didn't append the S for the even better CHIMNEYS.

Mike Backhouse said...

I had an S in brackets written down after CHIMNEY and wondered if it was -IES, but with only 30s, decided to play it safe. Such is life...

Sam Gaffney said...

Yes, good wordwork from Mike.

1. CARROT
2. BELTING
3. 459 = (8+5+5)*25 + 8 + 1
4. INCHES
5. x DURANTS. Weird guess. Eventually remembered FANTODS.
6. 940 = (5+7)*75 + 8*6 - 8. Maybe late.
7. DAILIES
8. 242 = (25 + 100/50)*9 - 1 or (9-1)*(25-1)+50
9. BLONDNESS - 2.6s

Louise Molloy said...

1. carrot
2. keeling
3. [25x(8-5)x(5+1)]+8=458 (1 off)
4. chimneys
5. astound
6. [75x(8+5)]-7x6+8=941 (1 off)
7. dilates
8. 9x(25+100/50)-1=242
9. x blossomed