Acrostic

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So many numbers! Who jumbled them up like this?

You’re greeted with a bunch of clues and boxes. Lots of boxes. All of them with numbers in them.

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The clues seem reasonably straight-forward — you’ve seen descriptions like this in newspaper crosswords before. Then you notice that the numbers in the top set of boxes are literally the same numbers as below, just jumbled. Let’s put the same letters in the bottom part that we entered in the top part.

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Oh, look! A meaningful phrase!

The Acrostic is a puzzle element in which numbered boxes lead the solver to rearrange letters from multiple answers into a new answer or phrase.

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