Sunday Times Teaser 2522
by Victor Bryant
Published: 23 January 2011 (link)
I have numbered the letters of the alphabet from 1 to 26, but not in alphabetical order, giving each letter its own unique value. So, for any word, I can work out its value by adding up the values of its letters. In this way, I have found some words with equal values. For example, the following nine words all have the same value:
I SAY ALL THESE HERE HAVE EQUAL VALUES TOO.
What are the values of Y, O, U, R, S?