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SMS Codes

by László Mérő and László G. Nagy*
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Rock Artist 7 8 4 6 4
Rock Artist 2 7 7 4 6 2 3
Rock Group 7 4 6 5 3 5 6 9 3
CAR

Rock Group 2 2 3 7 6 7 6 4 8 4 3 6 7 3

Rock Group 3 2 3 2 8 5 3 7
F O R D
Car 7 6 8 3 7
Car 2 7 6 7 7 2 4 3
Car 3 7 3 6 2 8 5 8
Car 4 5 2 6 2 4 2 1– 2 ABC 3 DEF
Car 5 7 5 6 3 2 4 GHI 5 JKL 6 MNO
City 5 6 6 3 6 6
7 PQRS 8 TUV 9 WXYZ
City 2 2 2 7 2 2 2 7
Restart
City 3 9 3 5 5 4 6 4 8 6 6

City 4 2 4 4 2 2 4 6
City 5 7 9 3 6 3 9
European City 3 3 4 6 2 8 7 4 4
Movie Actor 2 4 2 7 5 4 3 2 4 2 7 5 4 6

Movie Actress 7 4 2 7 6 6 7 8 6 6 3
Football Player 3 2 8 4 3 2 3 2 5 4 2 6

Find out the words coded by the keys used when writing them in an sms.

Example. Car: 3673 = FORD

*The set is compiled from the SMS challenges created by László Mérő for the
4th 24 Hours Puzzle Championship, May 24-25, 2003, Budapest, Hungary;
and by László G. Nagy for the 5th 24 Hours Puzzle Championship, May 22-
23, 2004, Budapest, Hungary.
Last Updated: October 6, 2005 Page 1 of 2
Puzzle concept: Copyright © László Mérö and László G. Nagy.
Web page: Copyright © 2005 ThinkFun Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Permission is granted for personal use only.
This puzzle may not be duplicated for personal profit.
SMS Codes
Solution
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Rock Artist 7 8 4 6 4 S T I N G
Rock Artist 2 7 7 4 6 2 3 P R I N C E
Rock Group 7 4 6 5 3 5 6 9 3 P I N K F L O Y D
Rock Group 2 2 3 7 6 7 6 4 8 4 A E R O S M I T H
Rock Group 3 2 3 2 8 5 3 7 B E A T L E S
Car 7 6 8 3 7 R O V E R
Car 2 7 6 7 7 2 4 3 P O R S C H E
Car 3 7 3 6 2 8 5 8 R E N A U L T
Car 4 5 2 6 2 4 2 L A N C I A
Car 5 7 5 6 3 2 S K O D A
City 5 6 6 3 6 6 L O N D O N
City 2 2 2 7 2 2 2 7 C A R A C A S
City 3 9 3 5 5 4 6 4 8 6 6 W E L L I N G T O N
City 4 2 4 4 2 2 4 6 C H I C A G O
City 5 7 9 3 6 3 9 S Y D N E Y
European City 3 3 4 6 2 8 7 4 4 E D I N B U R G H
Movie Actor 2 4 2 7 5 4 3 2 4 2 7 5 4 6
C H A R L I E C H A P L I N
Movie Actress 7 4 2 7 6 6 7 8 6 6 3
S H A R O N S T O N E
Football Player 3 2 8 4 3 2 3 2 5 4 2 6
D A V I D B E C K H A M

The solutions to the codes are presented above.

Last Updated: October 6, 2005 Page 2 of 2
Puzzle concept: Copyright © László Mérö and László G. Nagy.
Web page: Copyright © 2005 ThinkFun Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Permission is granted for personal use only.
This puzzle may not be duplicated for personal profit.