Solutions

Posers

Numbered Pentominoes

The magic sum is 22 per piece.

 Challenge #27 Use TYXUIL

Target Practice Plus

Challenge 1. 4 = 21 / (11 – 8) – (150 / 50); using just three numbers, 4 = 50 – 35 – 11.

There is another solution using five numbers. Can you fnd it?

Challenge 2. 157 = 98 + 72 + 5 – 15 – 3; using all six, 157 = 98 + 25 + (72 / 3) + 15 – 5.

Challenge 3. 283 = (19 x 13) + 26 + 8 + 2;

using all six, 283 = 26 x (8 + 3) – ((19 – 13) / 2). There is another solution that uses all six numbers.

other solutions possible.

### Department of Words

Ferriswords

From left to right find VACANT.

From right to left find MUTUAL.

### Five and Ten

Puzzle 1. Pugnacious    Puzzle 2. Linebacker

Fit for Four

1. cheap   2. miss    3. pay    4. bell

5. chart   6. break    7. stand    8. dry

Crisscross Crunch

Across, in row order: quiver, verse, seals; stale, lemon, Monday; clean, Andes, desire; feet, tassel, elms; dance, each, chess.

Down, in column order: punt, until, illegal; oval, valiant, antics; premed, edu, usual; bean, nose, seethe; plead, drama, mass.