Monday, 1 September 2014

NG 461

New game 461 is now available.


Round 1: T E P O S C N I A

My selection: ACONITES


Round 2: I E R C D R T B O

My selection: DIRECTOR


Round 3: Target 858 from 50 100 25 75 4 8

My selection: 858 = 25*50 - 4*100 + 8


Round 4: U R N B I O G M O

I decided against BROOMING, but the verb sense of BROOM is listed after all.

My selection: BOOMING
Best: BROOMING


Round 5: O I P N E T O W S

My selection: OPTIONS


Round 6: Target 231 from 3 6 8 4 10 2

My selection: 231 = (8*10 - 6/2)*3


Round 7: A E J E R D L R R

My selection: JARRED
Best: DREARER


Round 8: Target 923 from 50 25 75 4 3 6

My selection: 923 = ((75 + 3)/6)*(50 + 25 - 4)


Round 9: ELITE BOUT

My selection: OUBLIETTE (8.6s)

3 comments:

Mike Backhouse said...

1 off for me on the numbers.

PAINTS
BORED
8*100+50+75/25+4=857 (1 off)
ROOMING (wondered about BROOMING)
TOWNIES (I think I remember this from previous games)
8*3*10-4*2=232 (1 off)
REARED
4*3*(75+50/25)=924 (1 off and went over time)
x

Sam Gaffney said...

1. CANOEIST/SAPONITE/CAPSTONE/PONCIEST
2. DIRECTOR
3. 858 = (100+75+25)*4 + 50 + 8
4. BROOMING
5. OPTIONS/POTIONS/POINTES/TOONIES/ISOTONE/ISOTOPE
6. 231 = 4*6*10-8-3+2
7. DREARER. Rejected LARDERER, RELARDER correctly.
8. one off: 924 = (75+50+25+4)*6. Tried 13*71, 75*50/4, to no avail.
9. OUBLIETTE - 1.4s. Easy one :p Split-second adjustment from BOULIETTE.

Louise Molloy said...

1. captions
2. creditor
3. 4x(100+75+25)+50+8=858
4. booming
5. potions
6. (6x4-2)x10+8+3=231
7. jarred
8. 6x3x50+25=925 (2 off)
9. X