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Lazy Sam the Journalist Part 6

Letter Equations are well known phrases or facts where the key words have been replaced with the first letter of that word. These are often in the form of an equation, which contain a number, an = sign and the rest of the obscured phrase or fact.

 

Puzzle ID:#28458
Fun:*** (2.64)
Difficulty:*** (2.69)
Category:Letter-Equations
Submitted By:triskit*us*****
Corrected By:MarcM1098

 

 

 



Sam, a journalist, is now writing puzzle pages for his local newspaper. One of his puzzles reads as follows:

17 T and C in the US

However Sam was fired because he didn't print the answer. Do you know the answer?


Answer

17 Territories and Commonwealths in the United States

Puerto Rico
Guam
U.S. Virgin Islands
American Samoa
Northern Mariana Islands
Midway Islands
Wake Island
Johnston Atoll
Baker, Howland, and Jarvis Islands
Kingman Reef
Navassa Island
Palmyra Atoll
Washington D.C.

(The following states are also called Commonwealths)
Massachusetts
Kentucky
Virginia
Maryland

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