This puzzle may look like another plea from Des Wood for more cash to bolster the club's funds, but it isn't! It is actually one of the most famous puzzles of all-time. It was created by Henry Dudeney - a self taught mathematician from Mayfield in Sussex, and one of the world's greatest inventors of puzzles. It first appeared in the July 1924 issue of Strand Magazine.
S E N D + M O R E ---------- M O N E Y
This is a correct addition sum in which each different letter stands for a different digit. What is the original sum?
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