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Well said (Posted on 2014-11-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5
My brother resides in one of the chinese sectors of our city.

His favorite quote is:
94 98 07 890 47 25 3961
94 98 * 890 47 *95 3961

Rem1: The alphametic puzzle brother + chinese = sectors has a single solution.
Rem2: The asterisks * represent letters not in the alphametic.

Trace the authorship of the above wisecrack (more than one claim is a possibility).

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Decrypting the quote (spoiler) | Comment 1 of 2
Starting with the quote first, I quickly got.
IT IS NO SIN TO BE RICH
94 98 07 890 47 25 3961

IT IS A SIN TO DIE RICH
94 98 * 890 47 *95 3961

This checks, as that makes the alphametic
2374153 + 6190585 = 8564738

I haven't looked up the author, but I guess it is the wisecracking Mother Theresa.

  Posted by Steve Herman on 2014-11-17 08:13:59
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