Category Archives: first lines cryptograms

DOA’s Cryptogram Answer for the May 3rd Puzzle

This week’s puzzle is the first line of L.M. Boston’s The Children of Green Knowe.  I haven’t read the series in years, but I have a nice new paperback copy in my TBR pile.   A LITTLE BOY WAS SITTING … Continue reading

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DOA’s Cryptogram for June 23, 2019

Hi Cryptogram Fans, I’ve a good one for you today.   Taken from the rather long first line of a short story (I usually do novels), I love the way the sentence plays out.   Look for the answer Saturday … Continue reading

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October’s Cryptogram Answer

Here’s the answer to last week’s Cryptogram: The servant trembled in front of the grand fireplace that had never been lit and never would be. SBN YNMLCXS SMNQHENJ FX AMGXS GA SBN VMCXJ AFMNDECTN SBCS BCJ XNLNM HNNX EFS CXJ … Continue reading

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An October Cryptogram

Here’s the Cryptogram for October.   As usual, it’s the first line from a book. Look for the Answer on Friday, October 26. SBN YNMLCXS SMNQHENJ FX AMGXS GA SBN VMCXJ AFMNDECTN SBCS BCJ XNLNM HNNX EFS CXJ XNLNM PGREJ HN.

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September’s First Line Cryptogram Answer

The answer to last week’s cryptogram is: In case that’s hard to read:   AWVFV DL QR VQX RI AWDQUL DQ AWV WVYFA. THERE IS NO END OF THINGS IN THE HEART. This is the first line of Lost Light … Continue reading

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September’s First Line Cryptogram

I found a whole page of unused Cryptogram clues!  What to do?  Look for the Answer Tuesday September 18. AWVFV DL QR VQX RI AWDQUL DQ AWV WVYFA.

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Cryptogram Answer

A day late!  Thanksgiving week isn’t the best for posting.  You’re getting this instead of WIP Wednesday, which will finish out the month next week with a mind boggling array of unfinished works in progress. From the book Time & … Continue reading

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Return of the Cryptogram!

I’ve done these in the past, picking a first line from a book and using the Brain Food Cryptogram Maker to create the puzzle/coded sentence. To get started, write out the alphabet on a piece of paper and look for … Continue reading

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First Line Cryptogram February 2nd

It seems to me Mr. D.O.A. and myself had a conversation about first line cryptograms being more pleasing to solve than title cryptograms because you had more letters to give you clues and patterns.  Since he may be my only … Continue reading

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Cryptogram!

Return of the cryptogram. During NanoWrimo month, I wrote not a single word. Too much pressure or what? Back to utter silliness, as we should be. GED KYDMGZYD EMNGDO, KYIZKEDO NIJ MVMCSWG GED VYIZSO, WGMYCSV MG GED GCSU XICSGW IB … Continue reading

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