Friday Foxer #12

Every Friday at 1300 hours, Tally-Ho Corner’s cleverest clogs come together to solve a ‘foxer’ handcrafted by my sadistic chum and colleague, Roman. A complete ‘defoxing’ sometimes takes several days and usually involves the little grey cells of many readers. Don’t be shy. All are welcome to participate.

Rithmetic foxers are equations disguised as picture sequences. Each pic in the three specimens below represents a number or fraction (For example a photo of The Flying Scotsman might signify 4472, 462, or 3). It’s your job to identify the mathematical operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication or division) indicated by the lettered squares. The BIDMAS rule applies. If a solution involves brackets or indices, Roman will mention it.

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SOLUTIONS

Last week’s missing vowels foxer (’33 things wot are pink’)

1. JPR – jaipur (Nutfield)
2. PPPP G – peppa pig (Nutfield, CousinJack)
3. RFTR NDSD RN GT HGL FWR – raf tornados during the gulf war (Nutfield)
4. SHF FLDN TDSW YKT – sheffield united’s away kit (Nutfield)
5. T HFNN CLTMS – the financial times (Nutfield)
6. PLRTSD JMR – pleurotus djamor (Colonel_K)
7. NTHR DFN PLT NCC R M – one third of neopolitan ice cream (captaincabinets)
8. SS TRSR VNT SFTHH LYS PRTFP RP TLD RTN – sister-servants of the holy spirit of perpetual adoration (Nutfield)
9. RSCN STNCS PRY – rosa constance spry (Nutfield)
10. SSS TG R – uss sea tiger (ylla)
11. N KDM LRT – naked mole rat (Nutfield)

12. D RN R – daria-i-noor (Phlebas)
13. BRSTCN CRWRNS SR BBN – breast cancer awareness ribbon (captaincabinets)
14. L CBT HMR – alecia beth moore (AFKAMC)
15. HMM RSMTHN DCT YLN – hammersmith and city line (Nutfield)
16. GLH – galah (captaincabinets, ylla)
17. LDYPN LPCRG HTNW R DSCR – lady penelope creighton-ward’s car (Nutfield, AFKAMC)
18. CK TLM DFRMG NGRN DNN DG GW HT – cocktail made from gin grenadine and egg white (Nutfield)
19. D NC SRHTL – don cesar hotel (Nutfield, AFKAMC)
20. CND YFLSS – candy floss (Nutfield)
21. THB RTSHM PR – the british empire (Nutfield)
22. MNM NTTSV TTNKC R WSNP RG – monument to soviet tank crews in prague (Nutfield)

23. HT TLGN – hutt lagoon (captaincabinets)
24. ST VBSC MNRSR VRDG S – steve buscemi in reservoir dogs (Nutfield)
25. MZ NRVRDLP HN – amazon river dolphin (Nutfield)
26. NHND RDY NBN KNT – one-hundred yuan banknote (Nutfield)
27. PCHBLS SM – peach blossom (captaincabinets)
28. HM SKNY – hms kenya (AFKAMC)
29. TRMSLT – taramasalata (Nutfield)
30. BN DDSP RTWT HSN DNDT WN T YN – band-aids pre two thousand and twenty one (captaincabinets, AFKAMC, ylla, Nutfield)
31. RTHWRM – earthworm (captaincabinets, Nutfield)
32. TRN GLSWR NBYSMCN CNT RTNCM PN MTS – triangles worn by some concentration camp inmates (Nutfield)
33. BRBRCRTLN D – barbara cartland (Nutfield)

28 Comments

  1. Between E & = Red = Crash Magazine Number 46

  2. Between g & h purple, my fave car, Magnum’s ferrari 308 GTS!

  3. Purple I & J – Psalms 23

  4. Green, between a & b, is the Fokker FVII used by Byrd in at least one expedition: link to the Henry Ford museum where it’s housed.
    Could be 7, or 1925 (the year of manufacture), or 1926 (the year of the expedition).

  5. Red D & E – Death Tarot Card = 13

  6. Red C & D – Japanese Type 3 Anti Aircraft Gun?

  7. Red left of C – Class 118 Diesel Locomotive, it’ my second ever TRAIN!

  8. Green (which the filename says is blue!) between b and = – Oklahoma quarter, 25 cents or maybe 1907 (when OK became a state)

    https://coinappraiser.com/coins/value-of-2008-oklahoma-state-quarter/

  9. Red, right of Equals is an AUBREY HOLE one of 56 Chalk Pits at Stone henge

  10. Think i did red wrong as i don’t need brackets?

    118 – 3 – 13 – 46 = 56?

  11. Purple, between J and =
    Agatha Christie – Towards Zero
    http://christiecoverart.blogspot.com/2010/02/towards-zero.html

  12. If Blue/Green left of A was the USS Harry S Truman or Kiev hotel then it would be 75 and fit nicely, but I don’t think it is, so i think i’m done!

  13. Bottom row between h and i looks like a Petlyakov Pe-2 (or maybe Pe-3)

  14. Purple between F and G: banknote number 0097983
    (alternatively: Vietnamese 500 Dong note, 1951)
    https://www.cgbfr.com/500-dong-viet-nam-1951-p-064a-spl,b79_0519,a.html

  15. I think the purple total is Ardennes ’44, but it could be another GMT game…

  16. Right of purple = is from Stonehenge by way of Google maps. I can’t figure out what that circle on the ground is.

  17. Blue-Green, left of a
    https://www.google.com/maps/@-22.8949009,-43.169696,3a,90y,339.29h,103.95t/data=!3m8!1e1!3m6!1sAF1QipNHPdvwIXT8PBvm-G-3iBMIKBt7Ml00fH7j3wih!2e10!3e11!6shttps:%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipNHPdvwIXT8PBvm-G-3iBMIKBt7Ml00fH7j3wih%3Dw203-h100-k-no-pi-0-ya12.037662-ro-0-fo100!7i11264!8i5632

    I think it’s Brazil’s aircraft carrier Sao Paolo (pennant A12), formerly France’s Foch.

    12 x 7 + 1907 = 1991

    Pennant A12
    Fokker F. VII
    1907 Oklahoma statehood
    1991 Year of issue for stamp

  18. Purple, left of f
    Insignia of the German football/soccer club FC Schalke 04.

    I don’t know whether this means we should get out and experience more sport, or if we’re here _because_ we don’t get out and experience sport.

    Ker’mon yu vermilions!

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