Wednesday, 31 December 2014

NG 548

New game 548 is now available.


Round 1: E A T K L R D O T

My selection: ROTATED


Round 2: I W P R T O U S B

My selection: BOWSPRIT


Round 3: Target 663 from 75 50 7 7 4 5

My selection: 663 = 5*(75 + 50 + 7) + 7 - 4


Round 4: F D E C O O N A H

My selection: DEACON
Best: CHOOFED


Round 5: R E M A M U E R G

My selection: MEAGRE
Best: RUMMAGER


Round 6: Target 698 from 25 50 75 100 3 6

My selection: 697 = 6*100 + 75 + 25 - 3  [1 off]
Best: 698 = (6 + 3)*75 + 25 - 100/50


Round 7: H A R I N S A R C

My selection: CHAINS
Best: ARNICAS


Round 8: Target 787 from 75 3 6 9 5 2

My selection: 787 = (9 + 2)*(75 - 3) - 5


Round 9: DIRTY VASE

My selection: [N/A -- conundrum chosen explicitly]
Best: ADVERSITY

4 comments:

Mike Backhouse said...

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

RATTED
PIOUS
5*(50+75+7)+7-4=663 (went over)
CHOOFED
MERGER
6*(100+3)+75+50/25=695 (3 off)
CHAINS
5*2*(75+3)+9=789 (2 off)
x

Sam G said...

1. RATTLED
2. ROBUST
3. 663 = (75+50+7)*5 + 7 - 4
4. DEACON. Barely gave CHOOFED a second thought, unfortunately.
5. MERGER
6. 698 = (6+3)*75 + 25 - 100/50
7. CHAIRS
8. 787 = (75-3)*(9+2) - 5, maybe late.
9. ADVERSITY - 1.5s

Mike Backhouse said...

RATTLED. Indeed!

Louise Molloy said...

1. rattled
2. purist
3. (75+50+7)x5+7-4=663
4. dance
5. arguer
6. (6+3)x75+25-100/50=698
7. chairs
8. (75+3)x(5x2)+6=786 (1 off)
after time with (75-3)x(9+2)-5=787
9. X divestary