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Errata: In Alisha's Puzzle, the clue "Ctr Jff wh pprd n Th Tll Mn" should be "Ctr Jff wh pprd n Th Tll Gy"
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Erratum: In Alisha's Puzzle, the clue "Ctr Jff wh pprd n Th Tll Mn" should be "Ctr Jff wh pprd n Th Tll Gy"
  
 
==Transliteration Table==
 
==Transliteration Table==
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==Acrostic==
 
==Acrostic==
  
SCHuBeRT'S FiFTH MoVe
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SCHuBeRT'S FiFTH RaVe
  
Ralf Schubert [http://www.chessgames.com/perl/chessgame?gid=1338701 castled] against Matthias Bach, but surely...
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''Don't party too hard.''
  
 
==Answers==
 
==Answers==
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#* GWIG = THAT
 
#* GWIG = THAT
 
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#* area off the highway where one can rest and relax = => '''S'''
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#* area off the highway where one can rest and relax = COMFORTS => '''S'''
 
#* KIA
 
#* KIA
 
#* QWCKZH ML = SHOULD BE
 
#* QWCKZH ML = SHOULD BE
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#* IRQDLSQ GC = ANSWERS TO
 
#* IRQDLSQ GC = ANSWERS TO
 
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#* Salvador Dali art style = CUBISTIC [http://www.oldmasterpiece.com/temp/dali,salvador,cubist,self,portrait,1655_0_350_350_73_102_0_ffffff_0_D7CBB3.jpg] => '''M'''
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#* Salvador Dali art style = SYMBOLIC => '''R'''
 
#* SOO  
 
#* SOO  
 
#* GWL JCDLZZLQQ = THE VOWELLESS
 
#* GWL JCDLZZLQQ = THE VOWELLESS

Revision as of 07:59, 28 July 2006

Puzzle Boat

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Erratum: In Alisha's Puzzle, the clue "Ctr Jff wh pprd n Th Tll Mn" should be "Ctr Jff wh pprd n Th Tll Gy"

Transliteration Table

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Y C O W M P T D A V U E B G  ?  ? S N R I  ?  ? H  ?  ? L

Three Letter Clue

It's correspondences between vowels and letters. A="AA", B="AE", C="AI', D="AO", E="AU", F="EA", etc. The vowels are:

  • A = AA
  • E = AU
  • I = EO
  • O = IU
  • U = UA
  • Y = UU
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
AA AE AI AO AU EA EE EI EO EU IA IE II IO IU OA OE OI OO OU UA UE UI UO UU -

Acrostic

SCHuBeRT'S FiFTH RaVe

Don't party too hard.

Answers

    • Billy Joel and Carly Simon style of music = SOFT ROCK => S
    • AAA
    • GWL RCSEIZ = THE NORMAL
    • Possible retro motion for a billiard ball = BACK SPIN => C
    • DAO
    • BZKLQ DTZZ = CLUES WILL
    • Rob Lowe left this television drama to do The Lyons Den = WEST WING => H
    • EAU
    • WLZF ACK = HELP YOU
    • Pets similar to gerbils = HAMSTERS => B
    • FEA
    • KRHLSQGIRH = UNDERSTAND
    • Battle between two planes = DOGFIGHT => R
    • GEE
    • GWL BCHL = THE CODE
    • Part of decathlon that has running start = LONG JUMP => T
    • JEU
    • GWIG = THAT
    • area off the highway where one can rest and relax = COMFORTS => S
    • KIA
    • QWCKZH ML = SHOULD BE
    • With child = PREGNANT => F
    • LIE
    • IFFZTLH = APPLIED
    • The Americas, in the eyes of the europeans = NEW LANDS => F
    • MII
    • GC GWL = TO THE
    • Actor Jeff who appeared in The Tall Guy = GOLDBLUM => T
    • NIO
    • LTNWG-ZLGGLS = EIGHT_LETTER
    • "If I Had A Hammer", for example = LEFT-WING => H
    • ROI
    • IRQDLSQ GC = ANSWERS TO
    • Salvador Dali art style = SYMBOLIC => R
    • SOO
    • GWL JCDLZZLQQ = THE VOWELLESS
    • Belgium's capital = BRUSSELS => V
    • VUE
    • BZKLQ = CLUES