Sunday Times Teaser 2585 – Easter Teaser
by Victor Bryant
Published: 8 April 2012 (link)
I took the letters A, E, E, R, S and T and wrote down the long list of all possible different combinations of them. So, in alphabetical order, my list was AEERST, AEERTS, . . ., EASTER, . . ., TEASER, . . ., TSREEA. I then assigned each of the letters a different odd digit, turning my list into a list of numbers. Surprisingly, the grand total of my list of numbers contained no odd digit.
What is E+A+S+T+E+R?