Using not more than 16
tiles from a standard Srabble game create an alphametic equation w1+w2=w3
, where w1,w2,w3
are English words and the sum of scrabble values of the participating tiles is maximal.
Rem1: The alphametic must have only one solution.
Rem2: The words used must be listed at this
online scrabble dictionary.
Rem3: The letters' values are
Rem4: Try to do better than HEIGHT+QUIZ=TRUDGE (my example).
Equal in letter value  to previously given solution is the following solution, with each of the words appearing in the YourDictionary Scrabble word list:LANELY + JYNX = QUEZAL
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LANELY - (Scottish-English variant of) lonely
JYNX - wryneck, an Old World bird akin to the woodpeckers that was also considered a bird of ill-omen
QUEZAL - a colorful bird of the Trogon family (variant of QUETZAL)
A one-point smaller solution of 53-points is:QAWWAL + ZEST = XYLYLS
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QAWWAL - (n.) a performer of the Muslim devotional music style qawwali
ZEST - (n.) enthusiasm; energy; the rind of citrus fruit used as flavoring; (v.) to scrape the peel of citrus to be used for flavoring
XYLYLS - plural of xylyl (n.) an isomeric monovalent radical C8
derived from the chemical compound xylene
Edited on March 31, 2016, 6:46 pm
Posted by Dej Mar
on 2016-03-31 12:08:23