Vinay Pagaria


a couple of days ago i was wondering how the soundex() function works for identifying words which are phonetically similar. further i was thinking whether the function can take care of the actual pronunciation of words in english. after all english is a funny language at times. there are plenty of words where the "t" is silent and yet you can find words where you pronuounce an invisible "t".

this excitement made me venture into the working of the return values of the soundex function. and i did a hit and trial with different words to find the values returned… Continue reading




solution to foxcrypt crossword 001

solution to
foxcrypt crossword 001 and foxquick crossword 001




1r

d

 

2k

3e

y

4b

o

5a

r

6d

u

 

 

 

v

 

o

 

d

 

o

7s

y

s

m

e

n

u

 

d

 

 

h

 

 

 

n

 

n

 

i

 

8o

9m

a

10r

k

 

11e

d

i

t

e

d

o

 

e

 

 

 

 

 

e

 

o

12r

e

p

o

13r

t

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the foxquick crossword 001 is a continuation of the foxcrypt crossword 001 posted earlier. the same crossword has been made easier with straight clues. i hope it interests a larger number of people this time.

entries should be sent to vinaypagaria@hotmail.com. solutions for the crossword along with the cryptic clues logic will be posted by the 10th of june 2005. so hurry up and enjoy!

foxquick crossword 001

download the excel format


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4

 

5

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

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congratulations lou harris from kansas city for sending the first all correct entry to the foxcrypt crossword 001.

james saunders has also cracked it perfectly, whereas chmiel dorota from poland was almost correct with just a single wrong entry.

any more enthusiasts!! hurry up and send in your entries to vinaypagaria@hotmail.com. the straight clues will be posted next week.

check out the crossword http://weblogs.foxite.com/vinaypagaria/archive/2005/05/07/429.aspx or download the excel version from
http://www.foxite.com/uploads/a32246af-94b6-47ba-9748-18af7ecec80a.zip.

regards,
vinay pagaria

the crossword i posted yesterday was in html format and might pose difficulties in printing and solving the same.

the excel format of the crossword can be downloaded from:

http://www.foxite.com/uploads/a32246af-94b6-47ba-9748-18af7ecec80a.zip

hi everybody!

any of you interested in cracking this code!

the clues here are cryptic for those willing to solve this. i will post straight clues next week.

email me your solutions if you feel like or wait for my post on solution soon....

enjoy!!

foxcrypt crossword 001

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7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8

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it is my first post at the foxite community blog. i admire fox and i admire foxite and i hope that blogging which i have ever attempted before would be fun filled and productive or creative in more than one ways.

thanks to eric for this concept.