## Saturday, 21 April 2012

### Cross Number Puzzle

Have a go at this Cross Number Puzzle created by a boy in Grade 6. I might give some hints and solutions in the "Comments" section, if I can work out the answers myself...

Across
1. When fractions aren't tasty enough
3. You won't find the answer that easily
4. A calculator has to pay the __ __ __ __
5. "Half a lucky number, half an unlucky number, then twice!" - Julius Caesar
8. It's square, prime AND prime x triangle AND ninth power - prime...
10. 5th show on Channel 7 x perfect? Only second grade...
11. Oranges? No, pears...I have 5 (NOT 10)
13. The anti-nine of 29296
14. 10[SHIFT6]2 - 2[SHIFT6]3 less than 10 across

Down
1. It's letters are in order, but its numbers are backwards
2. Cubed, it's 205 x 10[SHIFT6]3 rounded to the nearest 1000
4. A + B + C = 18; A x B x C = 196; ABC = __ __ __
6. Put a 9-sided square with what 4 x 5 chewed to make a perfect match
7.    10[SHIFT6]6 - (mailbax + 1 ion)
[LUCKY?]
8. [Dwarves] x [seas] x [sins]
9. Bury 18 and 13 in a square
11. 50% evil
12. The answer according to a colour?

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