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Posted by Bob on July 06, 2003

In Reply to: And half of one, maybe posted by R. Berg on July 05, 2003

: : : : : Can anyone help with any of these please?

: : : : : 9 PoBitHB(A)
: : : : : 17 FORtS
: : : : : 15 HotBS
: : : : : 18 PitOaCBR
: : : : : 10 FSDM
: : : : : 3 SoM(SLaG)
: : : : : 14 NoMoJ
: : : : : 78 PoNitA
: : : : : 705 StSotT

: : : : 9 pints of blood in the human body (approximately).
: : : : I'd guess 14 = number of moons of Jupiter, but I think that number's incorrect.

: : : 3 states of matter: solid, liquid and gas.

: : 78 percent of Nitrogen in the atmosphere. (Are these all scientific?)

: 18 [somethings] in the ocean at [place name]? GBR could be Great Barrier Reef. Unfortunately, CBR couldn't.
: Or 18 [somethings] in the orbit around [astronomical object].

Ok, I've been slogging away at these, and haven't advanced the ball beyond the ones we've detailed above. (Maybe somebody once thought Jupiter had 14 moons, and the puzzle never caught up.) But 705? Nothing comes in 705's. Oy.
15 Holes on the B S? 15 Heads? Hotels?
14 F O Required to S?
18 Positions in the Opening and Closing B R?
705 stars that shine on the T? Syllables to speak on the telephone?
Anybody?