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Lively Letters (Posted on 2013-12-02) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Each letter of the alphabet has been assigned a different value from 1 to 26. The total values of the letters contained in a given word are as given below. Determine the value assigned to each letter of the alphabet.
BEG = 59            CALL = 48         CHIEF =  36           CRAZY =  60 
DEN = 53            GAME =  47        GUN = 51              HAM = 16
HAVE =  40          IF = 11           JACK = 24             KEY =  43
LAZE = 57           MAP =  28         MOVE = 58             NEON = 86
OXEN = 82           PALM = 47         QUIT = 40             QUITE = 60 
STALL = 80          TALK = 39         TORE = 73             VAST = 51
WALK = 54
*** Pen and Paper solution only.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Hints/Tips Low-hanging analytical fruit | Comment 3 of 8 |
E = QUITE - QUIT = 20
L = PALM - MAP = 19
    STA = STALL - L - L = 42
V = VAST - STA = 9
    HA = HAVE - V - E = 11
M = HAM - HA = 5
O = MOVE - V - M - E = 24
N = (NEON - E - O)/2 = 21
X = OXEN - O - E - N = 17
D = DEN - E - N = 12

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2013-12-02 21:49:10
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