Solutions

Posers

Numbered Pentominoes

The magic sum is 19 per piece.

 Challenge #26 Use FPUXNVT

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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.

### Department of Words

Ferriswords

From left to right find TUNING.

From right to left find BUDGET.

### Five and Ten

Puzzle 1. COMPLIANCE    Puzzle 2. INCREDIBLE

Fit for Four

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

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

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.

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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