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Numbered Pentominoes

The magic sum is 19 per piece.

Challenge #26 Use FPUXNVT

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Target Practice Plus

Challenge 1. 139 = 100 + 50 + 11 – 15 – 7; or 139 = (100 x 2) – 50 – 11;

Using just three numbers, 139 = 100 + 50 – 11.

Challenge 2. 215 = (2 x 75) + 35 + 19 + 11; Using all six 215 = (19 x 11) + (35 + 75 – 100) / 2.

There is one more solution in six numbers. Can you find it?

Challenge 3. 214 = 100 + 75 + 35 + (19 – 11) / 2

other solutions possible.

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Department of Words

Ferriswords

From left to right find TUNING.

From right to left find BUDGET.

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Five and Ten

Puzzle 1. COMPLIANCE    Puzzle 2. INCREDIBLE

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Fit for Four

1. safe   2. barrel    3. coat    4. box

5. return   6. fire    7. say    8. ever

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Crisscross Crunch

Across, in row order: ripen, penalty, tyke; scour, urge, gentle; sleeve, evens, ensues; dread, adverb, Bay; hail, luster, REM.

Down, in column order: piccolo, color, organ; menu, numeral, rally; tangle, leave, vest; stun, nest, tries; skilled, Leda, Dames.

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Minicryptic 7s5s3s

Across 1. Umpires (hidden in clue)    4. Ultra (anagram)    7 edu (anagram)    8. Radii (RAD + II)

9. Ejected (Dejected – d)

Down 1. Ululate (U.U. late)    2. Peter (not a repeater)    3. Storied (two definitions)

5. RDA (hidden in clue)    6. Audit (audio – o + t)

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