Monday, 29 December 2014

NG 546

New game 546 is now available.


Round 1: L I T I E F V R I

My selection: FIRELIT
Best: VILIFIER


Round 2: N D E A P X N R E

My selection: EXPANDER


Round 3: Target 999 from 100 75 7 3 10 9

My selection: 999 = (100 + 3*7 - 10)*9


Round 4: T G A T A I R A D

My selection: TAIGA


Round 5: A L O E S D I W K

My selection: SIDEWALK


Round 6: Target 228 from 25 8 7 9 2 10

My selection: 228 = 9*25 + 10 - 7


Round 7: N O F M C E R E A

My selection: ENFORCE
Best: FORENAME


Round 8: Target 726 from 75 100 2 7 8 4

My selection: 726 = 7*(100 + 4) - 2


Round 9: RICOTTA PI

I bent the rules here, as there is a second solution: PAROTITIC ("having the mumps").

My selection: PATRIOTIC (7.1s)

4 comments:

Louise Molloy said...

1. filter
2. expander
3. 100x10-3+(9-7)=999
4. data
5. walkies
6. 25x10-(8+9+7-2)=228
7. romance
8. (100+2)x7+8+4=726
9. patriotic (5.7s)

Thanks for the feedback on HOTROD.

Mike Backhouse said...

FILTER (with those three I's, surely not many other options?)
EXPANDER
10*100-7+3-9=999
TRIAD
SLOWED
9*25+10-7=228
FOREMAN
7*(100+4)-2=726
x sad to say I jumped in with the seven letter APRICOT

Sam G said...

1. TRIFLE/FILTER
2. EXPANDER
3. 999 = 10*100 - 7 - 3 + 9
4. TRIAD
5. WIELDS. WALKIES must only be in the dog dictionary.
6. 228 = 9*25 + 10 - 7
7. FORENAME
8. 726 = (100+2)*7 + 8 + 4
9. -

Geoff Bailey said...

WALKIES is in the Macquarie, in fact. But SIDEWALK is better. :)