X  M  A  S 
+  E  V  E 


S  N  O  W 
If you substitute digits for letters this sum can be made to be correct. Each different letter stands for a different digit.
Can you find the substitutions which will make this word sum correct?
And here is another similar puzzle without any clues. Remember each different letter stands for a different digit.
R  O  C  K  
+  R  O  L  L 


M  U  S  I  C 
Can you find the substitutions which will make this word sum correct?
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