cryptarithm


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cryptarithm

(ˈkrɪptəˌrɪðəm)
n
(Mathematics) a type of mathematical puzzle in which the digits of an equation have been substituted by letters
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Words such as opificer, cryptarithm and secernment were the order of the day and the youngsters were supposed to know the correct sequence of letters in each.
The authors address Sudoku, Map Coloring, Twelve Coins, Red Donkey, Cryptarithms, Monte Carlo, RubikAEs Cube, Missionaries and Cannibals, KnightAEs Tour, Monty Hall, and other varieties of classic AI problems.
Hunter in the 1950's for cryptarithms which use actual words.