## Saturday, July 05, 2008

### (x, why?) Number Puzzle #1

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(x, why?) said...

This is the place for answers, questions and hints.

(x, why?) said...

Did anyone ever solve this?
I'm not sure if I still have the answer key saved somewhere.

Anonymous said...

Across:
2. Square Triangular number = 1225
4. Fibonacci prime = 514229
6. Bo Derek, maybe = 10
8. Tribonacci number = 81
10. Power of 2 = 262144
11. Mersenne prime = 131071

Down:
1. The temperature at which paper burns = 451
3. Palindromic Smith number = 202
4. "Attack of the __-Foot Woman" = 50
5. Triangle number = 4186
6. Double mersenne prime = 127
7. Mersenne prime = 524287
9. Pierpont prime = 1297
10. The year we make contact = 2010
11. Perfect square and sum of seven consecutive primes = 169
12. Fibonacci square = 144

(x, why?) said...

You know, this was so long ago that I had to go back and look up with a Smith number or a Pierpont prime were.

Nice job. Glad someone finished it.