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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Looking for a black cat

HR KS UL DA KS CB DH BD GM SF MK VM QR DU KM
BI DB GN DM FA NG AV FD NG MA KS TG HZ SU UE
RL NG NK SO BF AB RB SB PY CN HR DC GQ QR GO
NZ
Hint: This is a Playfair cipher containing the phrase "looking for a black cat."

2 comments:

jdege said...

I always associated him with Beagles, not cats.

BreakingCodes said...

Nicely done, jdege.

For anyone else, another clue:

The cipher begins with the name of a famous man who traveled (no, travelled!) around the world ... aboard the HMS Beagle ... looking for what we now know as "the genetic code."