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Cool! Looks like your airline hypercross came back this evening!
 
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April 9 HARD OWW

Anyone working on the city/state/zip?
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So far I just figured out where those zip codes belonged to, but I'm not sure what to do from there. Any salt?
 
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APRIL 9, 2008 HARD

Let me know if anyone needs salt for tonight's hard.

It might be better if the instructions said

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sort THEN solve
 
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MrsBonsai wrote:
April 9 HARD OWW

Anyone working on the city/state/zip?
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So far I just figured out where those zip codes belonged to, but I'm not sure what to do from there. Any salt?


Start by

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Sort the cities on the left by their zip codes. Sorry, sort by STATE - Read down the column
 
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scoutmom wrote:
MrsBonsai wrote:
April 9 HARD OWW

Anyone working on the city/state/zip?
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So far I just figured out where those zip codes belonged to, but I'm not sure what to do from there. Any salt?


Start by

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Sort the cities on the left by their zip codes. Read down the column


Not sure I'm following . . .

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but there's a zillion zip codes for omaha alone . . . which one?
 
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MrsBonsai wrote:
scoutmom wrote:
MrsBonsai wrote:
April 9 HARD OWW

Anyone working on the city/state/zip?
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So far I just figured out where those zip codes belonged to, but I'm not sure what to do from there. Any salt?


Start by

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Sort the cities on the left by their zip codes. Read down the column


Not sure I'm following . . .

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but there's a zillion zip codes for omaha alone . . . which one?


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Just use the first 3 digits of the zips, that will give you the order.
 
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scoutmom wrote:
MrsBonsai wrote:
scoutmom wrote:
MrsBonsai wrote:
April 9 HARD OWW

Anyone working on the city/state/zip?
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So far I just figured out where those zip codes belonged to, but I'm not sure what to do from there. Any salt?


Start by

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Sort the cities on the left by their zip codes. Read down the column


Not sure I'm following . . .

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but there's a zillion zip codes for omaha alone . . . which one?


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Just use the first 3 digits of the zips, that will give you the order.


And then I read
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PICOATL in one column, PIINTAN in another
 
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Ok, I have that order and what that makes . . . then what do I need to do?
 
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bcgrote wrote:

And then I read
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PICOATL in one column, PIINTAN in another


SALTY
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Your first letters are correct, but they are not in the right order - try sorting by STATE
 
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Julie Strangfeld
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Or perhaps better said . . .
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do I look up the answer to part 1 based upon column 2 or 3?
 
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Brandy Grote
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Although putting the listed
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cities at the ZIP codes
in order, I read
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FLORIDA
. Which isn't the answer....but gives me some sort of direction to head...
 
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Re: Master Tanga Puzzle Thread
MrsBonsai wrote:
Ok, I have that order and what that makes . . . then what do I need to do?


Now you need to
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Come up with the correct cities for the zips listed on the right.
 
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Julie Strangfeld
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Got it! Thank you :)
 
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Brandy Grote
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Okaaaay, that gives me
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TCIOLPA
I don't know how I can reconcile THAT with
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FLORIDA
....
 
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bcgrote wrote:
Although putting the listed
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cities at the ZIP codes
in order, I read
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FLORIDA
. Which isn't the answer....but gives me some sort of direction to head...


What was the word you got from the cities on the left, after you
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put them in state order?
 
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bcgrote wrote:
Okaaaay, that gives me
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TCIOLPA
I don't know how I can reconcile THAT with
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FLORIDA
....


Try sorting on the left

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by state
 
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FLORIDA
was what I got on the right
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by ZIP
.
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Sorting in state order
on the left gave me
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TCIOLPA

Az, Il, In, Ne, Nv, Ph, Tx is alphabetical order....
 
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bcgrote wrote:
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FLORIDA
was what I got on the right
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by ZIP
.
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Sorting in state order
on the left gave me
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TCIOLPA

Az, Il, In, Ne, Nv, Ph, Tx is alphabetical order....


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Try sorting the left based upon the zip codes given on the right
 
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Brandy Grote
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Aha! Derrrrr...... I cna gmraana wrods goodlee!
 
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Yea!! We're back up!!

Man, I sure missed this last night during the "Easy" puzzle.
 
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Julie Strangfeld
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Yes, me too! I did finally get enough together to get it solved though :)
 
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April 11

Hard OWW

I got dates

I got the following difference
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2207,1001,100,1993


No letter combinations have any meaning
 
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Sharlah Hoel
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Potentially very salty

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I'm assuming you apply the dates you got to a holiday in that country on that day and then use the year to get your letter but I can not find a holiday for either tanzania or england on the days I got
 
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I got the holidays but the letters from the years

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lmdgwq


are not very useful
 
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must67 wrote:
I got the holidays but the letters from the years

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lmdgwq


are not very useful


I don't know if you solved this last night, but SALTY:

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he updated this morning with: replace the Tanzania line line with:
France: 37257 dollars

With that, you need to find a different letter for the *: l*dg**

I found them googling official public holiday fill-in-country
 
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