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==Clues==
 
==Clues==
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OX070XXW
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FOLXLOWU
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# WHAT NETWORK AIRED "21 JUMP STREET" AND "BEVERLY HILLS 90210" (THE KEYWORD FOR THIS PLAYFAIR CIPHER)? F'''OX'''
 
# WHAT NETWORK AIRED "21 JUMP STREET" AND "BEVERLY HILLS 90210" (THE KEYWORD FOR THIS PLAYFAIR CIPHER)? F'''OX'''
 
# WHAT IS JAMES BOND'S AGENT NUMBER? '''0'''0'''7'''
 
# WHAT IS JAMES BOND'S AGENT NUMBER? '''0'''0'''7'''
# IN INTERNET RELAY CHAT, WHAT IS THE ABBREVIATED TERM FOR "THANKS" (AS OPPOSED TO "THANK YOU") T'''HX'''
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# IN INTERNET RELAY CHAT, WHAT IS THE ABBREVIATED TERM FOR "THANKS" (AS OPPOSED TO "THANK YOU") ?'''0X'''
 
# WHAT IS THE FIRST NAME OF THE SITCOM CHARACTER WHO'S AGENT NUMBER WAS 86? MA'''XW'''ELL
 
# WHAT IS THE FIRST NAME OF THE SITCOM CHARACTER WHO'S AGENT NUMBER WAS 86? MA'''XW'''ELL
  

Revision as of 17:33, 9 September 2006

Puzzle Boat

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Clues

OX070XXW FOLXLOWU


  1. WHAT NETWORK AIRED "21 JUMP STREET" AND "BEVERLY HILLS 90210" (THE KEYWORD FOR THIS PLAYFAIR CIPHER)? FOX
  2. WHAT IS JAMES BOND'S AGENT NUMBER? 007
  3. IN INTERNET RELAY CHAT, WHAT IS THE ABBREVIATED TERM FOR "THANKS" (AS OPPOSED TO "THANK YOU") ?0X
  4. WHAT IS THE FIRST NAME OF THE SITCOM CHARACTER WHO'S AGENT NUMBER WAS 86? MAXWELL

Table

B E V R L Y
H I S 9 0 2
1 A C D F G
J K M N O P
Q T U W X Z
3 4 5 6 7 8

Theories

  1. Q9K4 = WHAT
  2. Q9P = WHO/WHY
  3. Q9SA2 = WHICH/WHERE/WHOSE
  4. DK1 = AND
  5. S9 = IS
  6. TD9 = WAS
  7. JLV9SARKW = PRESIDENT
  8. PO = ON
  9. QIY = THE
  1. Playfair cipher? (this goes with the "square" in the flavortext) Also 26+10 = 36
  2. QIL, QIV, QUB, QIY, QII all appear.

Placement of IC

  1. E? goes to LA VI BA YA YI VT I4 (LAVIBYT4) - all must be colinear with E then
  2. 8 different letters too much to fit E in column with SI9 - must be same row
  3. This means A not in same column as SI9 - IC to SA not just a vertical shift