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Year Yearn (Posted on 2014-05-23) Difficulty: 2 of 5
73801 Doone is a classical novel written by R. D. Blackmore.

AS*ANY = ALLY + FOR

(i) AS*ANY denotes a year. Which year?

(ii) What significance do the year denoted by ALLY have in American history?

(iii) This legendary boxer, whose nickname is denoted by 93006, was the World Heavyweight Champion who subsequently lost his title to Muhammad Ali. Which boxer?

(iv) 1 ? 2 8 ? ?   ? ? 9 ? ? 8 denotes the name of a legendary science fiction author. Which author?

(v) ? 1 2 2 R ? ?   ? U 8 8 3 W ? denotes the name of a famous English actress. Which actress?

*** Each question mark denotes a letter, whether same or different.

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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Some Thoughts re: (v) | Comment 5 of 6 |
(In reply to (v) by tomarken)

I've also noticed this inconsistency of using ? for letters that might be known to the solver and vice versa, but decided to let it go:


a.it is dealer's choice.
b. the order of solving is not a priori known.

  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2014-05-23 11:05:08
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