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Difficulty: EasyPuzzle 1201

A number that can be written in capital letters made up of straight lines only - for instance, 9 - is called a straight number. If the value is equal to the number of lines that comprise it, it is called straight and true or 'orthonymic'. Can you find one? NINE has 11 straight lines.

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Difficulty: EasyPuzzle 1202

I have a jar of sweets. 114 red, 35 blue, 67 green and 9 yellow.

What chance do I have of picking a yellow one with my eyes shut?

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[Ref: ZUQW] © Kevin Stone 



Difficulty: MediumPuzzle 1203

The year 1999 is special, using the numbers 1, 9, 9 and 9, in that order, make the number 89. You may use brackets and any standard mathematics operation such as the square root, +, -, * and /. For example, 26 = -1 + 9 + 9 + 9.

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Difficulty: EasyPuzzle 1204

What is being described here:

The beginning of eternity.
The end of time and space.
The beginning of every end.
The end of every place.

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[Ref: ZVGL]  


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