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 Lively Letters (Posted on 2013-12-02)
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 Rating: 3.0000 (3 votes)

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 re: Solution | Comment 6 of 8 |
(In reply to Solution by Salil)

Didn't you need C  prior to  decide that K is either 1 or 5 ?

I was trying to solve this puzzle p&p by a logical process  of elimination, it seems that at some point guessing and "retreating"
must be involved.

Please correct, if my assumption is wrong.

 Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2013-12-04 03:44:37

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