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Cracking Codes and Cryptograms For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-59100-0
Paperback
342 pages
November 2009
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Foreword ix

Introduction 1

Part I: Code and Cryptogram Strategies 7

Chapter 1: Clueing You In about Codes and Cryptograms 9

Chapter 2: Cracking the Codes 21

Part II: Secret Stories, Codes, and Cryptogram Puzzles 47

Chapter 3: Solving Three Conspiracies 49

Chapter 4: Letter Substitution Cryptograms 95

Chapter 5: Number Substitution Cryptograms 123

Chapter 6: Symbol Substitution Cryptograms 155

Chapter 7: Caesar / Shift Ciphers 177

Chapter 8: Masonic Ciphers 197

Chapter 9: Rail Fence Ciphers 219

Chapter 10: Keyboard Codes 235

Chapter 11: Assorted Ciphers 251

Chapter 12: Anagrams and Cryptic Clues 261

Chapter 13: Double Level Puzzles 269

Part III: Hints and Answers to the Cryptos and Codes 277

Chapter 14: Hints to Help Crack the Cryptograms and Puzzles 279

Chapter 15: Answers to All Cryptograms and Puzzles 295

Appendix: Historical Background to the Conspiracy Stories 323

 

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