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    Number Puzzles 1

    I'm sure many of you will have seen these before and rather than sending in the answers we can work on this one together. Basically you need to work out which Words are missing from the clue which is associated with the number. The first letter of the missing words are provided and I've filled in the first one to get you started but the rest is all down to you. Enjoy...


    Number Clue Answer
    24 H in a D Hours in a Day
    20000 L under the S Leagues under the Sea
    5 V in the A Vowels in the Alphabet
    13 B D Bakers Dozen
    52 C in a P Cards on a Pack
    747 J J Jumbo Jet
    220 Y in a F Yards in a Furlong
    12 D of C Days of Christmas
    24 B B in a P Black Birds in a Pie
    60 S in a M Seconds in a Minute
    2001 S O Space Odyssey
    366 D in a L Y Days in a Leap Year
    8 L on a S Legs on a Spider
    18 H on a G C Holes on a Golf Course
    4 S on a V Strings on a Violin
    9 P in the S S Planets in the Solar System
    7 P in a NT Players in a Netball Team
    32 P in a CS Pieces in a Chess Set
    1215 M C Magna Carta
    66 B in the B Books in the Bible
    1812 O Overture
    Last edited by Stella180; 26-09-16 at 09:32 PM.
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    Retired Viking, holder of the cape of spangly awesomeness & holder of the amulet of knowledge of the magic bourbon biscuits Emmie's Avatar
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    20000 Leagues Under The Sea
    52 Cards in a Pack
    12 Days Of Christmas
    2001 Space Odessy
    366 Days in a Leap Year
    4 Strings on a Violin
    1812 Overture

    That's all I've got! Anyone got any to add?
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    A good start Emmie
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    747 jumbo jet
    220 yards in a furlong
    60 seconds in a minute
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    13 bakers dozen
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    9 Planets in the Solar System.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldMike View Post
    9 Planets in the Solar System.
    *puts on pedant hat* Technically wrong as Pluto is no longer classed as a planet

    Fecking interfering astronomers!
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    24 black birds in a pie
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaquaia View Post
    *puts on pedant hat* Technically wrong as Pluto is no longer classed as a planet

    Fecking interfering astronomers!
    Yep you're right Jaq think they finally settled on a "minor planet" for Pluto.
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    66 books in the bible
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