Cryptograms are messages in substitution code. Break the code to read the message. For example, THE SMART CAT might become FVO QWGDFJGF if F is substituted for T, V or H, O for E, and so on.
Hint: Look for repeat letters: E, T, A, O, N, R and I are the most often used letters. A single letter is usually A or I; OF, IS, and IT are common 2-letter words; THE and AND are common 3 letter words.
“G OCPN NI U BCZNUSBUPN NQUN ZCBLCZ ‘DBCURVUZN UN UPH NGYC,’ ZI G IBXCBCX VBCPKQ NIUZN XSBGPA NQC BCPUGZZUPKC.”—ZNCLCP OBGAQN
by Jacqueline Williamson BBA MPA MS 7 years ago
Cryptograms are messages in substitution code. Break the code to read the message. For example, THE SMART CAT might become FVO QWGDF JGF if F is substituted for T, V for H, O for E, and so on.Hint: Look for repeat letters: E, T, A, O, N, R, and I are the most often used letters. A single...
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