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Target Practice Plus #8

Challenge 1. 6 = 13 + 9 + 5 – 21 or 6 = 35 + 5 – 21 – 13

Using three: 6 = (21 + 9) / 5

Using all six: (100 + 35 + 9 – 13 – 5) / 21

Challenge 2. 143 = 5 x 50 – (7 x 15) – 2 or

143 = 2 x 5 x 15 – 7

Using al six: (50 – 7) + (2 x 5 x (25 – 15)

Challenge 3. 47 = (200 + 75) / 5 + 3 – 11 or 47 = (75 / 5 ) + 29 + 3

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Department of Words

Minicryptic Puzzles

Minicryptic Crossword

Across 1. tulip (Pluto – o + i, anagram)  4. error (sounds like airer)  5. knots (k + nots)

Down 1. tweak (t + weak)  2. Largo (two definitions)  3. Parks (p + ark + s)

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Minicryptic 7s5s3s

Across 1. sawbuck (2 definitions)     4. quite (first letters)  7. nor (Ron in reverse)
8. goner (GR + one)  9. suspend (us + spend)

Down 1. sequins (sound alike)  2. wring (w + ring)  3. kindred (kind + red)  5. too (T.O. + O)  6. Ernie (anagram)

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Five and Ten

Puzzle 1. COMPARISON   Puzzle 2. HYPOTENUSE

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Ferriswords

From left to right find WINNER.

From right to left find BURROW.

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Nothing in Common

UB's list is toque, lards, quoit, share, quilt, shard, quite, shoal, quiet, hoard, quits, lader, quoth, dials, quote, hails.

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Fit for Four

1. mint  2. bonus     3. joint     4. acid

5. jacket    6. ward     7. guard     8. colonel

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