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Programming Enigma Puzzles

10 August 2014

Posted by on **From New Scientist #1359, 26th May 1983** [link]

SLA × SLA = ENIGMA

YSSE × YSSE = ENIGMASUsual letters-for-digits rules. The same letter is the same digit, different letters are different digits, throughout.

What (in letters) is the result of multiplying YE by EIYIELIGMI?

[**Note:** I am in the process of moving house, so my time and internet connectivity will be constrained over the next couple of weeks. I’ll keep posting puzzles when I can. Normal service will be resumed when the internet comes to Wales.]

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This Python program uses some useful routines from the

enigma.pylibrary. It runs in 43ms.Solution:The result is MEANINGLESS.Another solution:

I see you are moving. Good wishes with that. The internet has reached Wales in Alaska! By now!

My puzzle addiction is going to tested.

Here’s a solution using the [[

`SubstitutedExpression()`

]] solver from theenigma.pylibrary to solve the alphametic problem. We then use the solution to substitute digits for letters in the answer.This Python program runs in 66ms.

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