# The Weekend Australian - Review : 2020-09-26

## Mind Games : 33 : 25

### Mind Games

Mind games 25 Solutions this page NORTH 642 — 87642 AKJ104 ♠ ♥ ♦ ♣ WEST EAST QJ5 AK82 AQ105 96 98 QJ1053 93 8732 ♠ ♠ West deals, East-West vulnerable ♥ ♦ ♥ ♦ wordgrid Draw up a 5x5 grid. If you write the answers to the ACROSS clues correctly, then the words reading down the grid will provide the answers to the DOWN clues. ACROSS: 1. Residences 2. Think 3. Plant 4. Fish 5. Indian garments DOWN: 1. Innkeepers 2. Musical drama 3. Lesser 4. Boredom 5. Pews cryptosum Each symbol represents a different digit from 1 to 9. The sum of the digits in each row and column is shown. Can you work out which digit each symbol stands for? When you have replaced each symbol in the square, find the sum of the numbers along the diagonal line that starts in the top left-hand corner. ♣ ♣ SOUTH AK1073 9764 KJ Q5 ♠ ♥ ♦ ♣ WEST NORTH EAST SOUTH 2♦ All pass 1NT 3♥ Pass 4♠ 2♠ advanced, yesterday 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 9 1 2 4 8 3 5 7 6 4 6 5 9 7 2 8 3 1 8 3 7 6 5 1 9 4 2 2 4 1 8 9 7 3 6 5 3 7 8 5 1 6 2 9 4 6 5 9 3 2 4 1 8 7 1 8 4 7 3 5 6 2 9 7 2 3 1 6 9 4 5 8 5 9 6 2 4 8 7 1 3 tip If two lines have all but one symbol in common and the difference between the line totals is 8, then the different symbols must represent 1 and 9. a b c d e f g h a b c d e f g h Therese Moodie-Bloom is a former director of Mensa Internatio­nal tmb@ozemail.com.au © TM-B2020 Paul Broekhuyse 469372185 3 7 1 5 6 8 9 4 2 8 2 5 4 1 9 6 7 3 1 4 8 9 5 3 2 6 7 6 3 2 7 8 1 5 9 4 9 5 7 2 4 6 3 1 8 7 8 3 1 9 5 4 2 6 596824731 214637859 September 26-27, 2020