F  O  U  R  
F  O  U  R  
+  F  O  U  R 


T  H  R  E  E 
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3  6  5  9  
3  6  5  9  
+  3  6  5  9 


1  0  9  7  7 
S  E  N  D  
+  M  O  R  E 


M  O  N  E  Y 
Replace each letter with a different digit to make this word sum correct.
This puzzle was first published by the great puzzle creator, Earnest Dudeney in 1924.
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9  5  6  7  
+  1  0  8  5 


1  0  6  5  2 