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From proverbs to alphametics (Posted on 2013-02-15) Difficulty: 4 of 5
The proverbs:

The early bird catches the W1.
Where the wolf gets one W2 - he looks for another.
The best horse doesn't always win the W3 .
Better wed over the mixen than over the W4.

The alphametics:

W3+W2=W1
W3-W2=W4

The phrase "The bear came home to the wolf" uses 12 distinct letters, - three of them were not used in the alphametics.

Which three?
What digit was not used in the equations?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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Hints/Tips re: Proverbs etc att:BRIAN and Steve | Comment 3 of 8 |
(In reply to Proverbs and alphametics don't mix??? by Steve Herman)

My   bad.

IT WAS A NICE &, ORIGI9NAL,  fully  debugged puzzle.

  One line was somehow wrongly copied:   

W3-W2=W4      should be                W2-W3=W4

both your words and letters were ok-

Please re-solve it and hopefully get the correct answer


att:BRIAN  -  for you it is a  minor  modif of your program

The author pleads guilty , and hopes all is OK now


 


  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-02-17 03:24:28
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