Thanks for the start, Brian. I think the first set is the right one.
t h i s v e r y a
2 0 4 6 1 7 5 9 3
this +is +very +very+very =easy
? * = # 8
n o m u w
This was produced using a little trial and error, starting with your list. I got lucky, and never looked at the last 18 rows, so there could be other solutions, but this one seems satisfying. Of course, there could be another one that fits the title even better.
Nice puzzle, Ady
Edited on January 1, 2012, 10:28 pm