30/11/2013       David X Cohen Puzzle 1

Competition closedanswer here.

This cryptarithmetic puzzle substitutes each letter for a number in order to make the multiplication below valid. This puzzle is based on the name of the great David X. Cohen (a writer on The Simpsons and co-creator of Futurama), such that his middle initial represents a multiplication sign. The nine different letters in DAVID COHEN represent the digits 1 to 9.

DAVID x COHEN = 763860049

Competition closedanswer here.

Big thanks to James Grime (@jamesgrime), who invented this puzzle.

If you are new to cryptarithmetic puzzles, then here is a primer.