"I just remind myself," said Watson, "that I'm twice the man you are, and I recall the laws."
Holmes scribbled on a piece of paper: HOLMES+HOLMES = WATSON. "So if each letter represents a different digit, from 0 to 9, and no word or name may begin with zero, we seek the value of LAWS" he mused.
Can you help him?
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