Skip to comments.Today’s Cryptogram
Posted on 02/17/2019 5:22:43 AM PST by nikos1121
BLSWC NVSM FGRKS WMQKF, WMX
FGREE OWCS AVS USBA BLSSHV
FGREE SPSK KSQKSA. BGRKHS RMCMGNM
You can find this little fun word game, to combat early dementia and senility in us baby boomers, in several daily publications, unfortunately they are copyrighted so we can't use them here. So, we're just going to make up our own.
The way it works is a letter stands for another letter.
For example: AXYDLBAAXR is LONGFELLOW (does not apply to today's cryptogram).
Beware, the game is very addictive. If this is your first time, don't be intimidated.
PLEASE DO NOT post the answer in general comments, but DO post your time and any tips you might give the group on how you solve these puzzles. Puzzle solvers love to hear if you found the CG challenging or easy.
You can certainly send your solution to my private reply, or if you need a hint for todays Cryptogram.
Solving the puzzle under 8 minutes is good, under 6 very good, under 4 excellent and under two "you're a pro!"
Those of you looking for an added challenge can try to solve one sentence or even one word at a time, i.e. solve the entire first line, then go to the second line etc.
If you need a little help you can copy the cryptogram and paste it to Hals Helper below:
You can then work on the puzzle without using pen and paper.
Solution to our last puzzle:
In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety. Abraham Maslow
Toughest puzzle to date, IMO. Came out of Arkansas Gazette Cryptoquote. When you can't get started, your best alternative is to fire up
and go after the most frequent letters, thusly you'll find "e" and "t". This one was tough, because the author is unknown. In the end, a quote worthy of the trouble.it took to solve it.
Today's author is one you should learn to recognize.
Quick and easy today.
Wow! I’m still impressed.
Took me 5 min. The double letter contractions helped get a good start.
4 min on phone.
Did you guys recognize the author?
That was actually the last thing I was paying attention to. I got the contractions and conduction and it came together in about a minute and 15 sec.
Yes, it was a good one. I hope a lot of people see it today, as it’s a great one to start out with and another worthy quote I might add!
You are sneaky and I know you are having fun! Me too. Easy one today.
I know him well...
4 min today. When it revealed I thought “so true”!
I gave up on yesterday’s.
2 minutes. Contractions are the best! LOL
Not at first.
Youre getting cocky
It’s true. I am.
BTW, did you make your decision yet?
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