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#843770 - 10/21/12 09:53 AM In Galilieo's Day (with 16th Century hints)
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The inventions, improvements, creations and ever changing scientific instruments of Galileo's 16th and 17th century era sparked a keen interest in 'discovery' that continues to spark advances in technology today. The vowels have been left in place...your challenge is to use the correct consonants to rebuild these scientific instruments from Galileo's Day

Starting Letter Pile:

B B B B C C C C C C
D D D F G G G H H J
L L L L L L L L L L
L L L L L L M M M M
M M N N N N N N P P
P P P P P P R R R R
R R R R R R R R R
R R R R S S S S S
S S S S S S S T T
T T T T T T T V V

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Remaining Letter Pile:

= 1. A---O-A-E
= 2. -A-O-E-E-
= 3. -O--A--
= 4. -E-E--IA- --O-E
= 5. -O-I-A-E
An instrument used for determining the positions of the satellites that surround the planet Jupiter think
= 6. -U--E-- -E-E-
An instrument for military (and civil) use that measures the inclinations of planes think
= 7. O--A--
= 8. O--E-Y
= 9. --O-O--IO-A- -O--A--
= 10. -Y-O-E-E-
= 11. -O--I-- -U-E
= 12. --I-E -U-E
= 13. A--I--A-Y ---E-E
= 14. -U--IA-
= 15. -E-E--O-E
= 16. --E--O--O-E

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Edited by soot (10/30/12 11:10 PM)
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#843772 - 10/21/12 10:01 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843773 - 10/21/12 10:02 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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16.Thermoscope wave


Edited by Haroula (10/21/12 10:04 AM)
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#843776 - 10/21/12 10:06 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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Nice start ManXman and Haroula wave
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#843782 - 10/21/12 10:28 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843785 - 10/21/12 10:52 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843795 - 10/21/12 11:34 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843939 - 10/22/12 07:45 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#843968 - 10/22/12 11:31 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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4: celestial globe

Could there be a typo in #5?
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#844043 - 10/22/12 07:10 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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Ah, I see we have students of the ancients wink

thumbsup everyone!

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#844096 - 10/22/12 10:42 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844275 - 10/23/12 09:01 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844284 - 10/23/12 09:21 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844374 - 10/24/12 08:52 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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Three more good ones thumbsup

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#844400 - 10/24/12 10:21 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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armillary (or ancillary) sphere
I'll guess at anCillary due to one "C" left!

http://store.tidbitstrinkets.com/blog/?tag=armillary-sphere
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#844502 - 10/24/12 07:46 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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I'll take your armillary sphere as you'll have better luck with it yes

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#844514 - 10/24/12 08:53 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844559 - 10/25/12 05:46 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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#844587 - 10/25/12 08:48 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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well done ManXman and Denis praise

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#845538 - 10/28/12 10:23 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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6. -U--E-- -E-E-
Gublers level ?

If so, then can't find any 8letter word with j,n,n,v
fitting in -o-i-a-e for #5; Halloween trick?!
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#845551 - 10/29/12 12:11 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day [Re: soot]
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No trick or treat Denis .. #6 is a level so you are half way there

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#845828 - 10/30/12 11:25 AM Re: In Galilieo's Day (with 16th Century hints) [Re: soot]
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Edited by Haroula (10/30/12 11:28 AM)
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#845948 - 10/30/12 11:10 PM Re: In Galilieo's Day (with 16th Century hints) [Re: soot]
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Well done Haroula bravo

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