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In this cryptogram, called a Patristocrat, the punctuation and word divisions have been removed. The letters have arbitrarily been put into groups of 5.
GAMVE MWFVJ UPRVJ SHMSL YMJVV JFVLS MHAJW VVMQV JQQMS QQJVL PBPBJ XWFPM VJXXL PJZER JXWGM VJXWX RWJVV OLFEO CHVRE MPMHV LX 
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The following cryptogram is slightly more complex than a conventional simple substitution, where one letter stands for another letter. Determining the method is part of the challenge. You need to figure out what type of cryptogram this is, then solve it. The word breaks and punctuation have been removed.
The following cryptogram is slightly more complex than a conventional
simple substitution, where one letter stands for another letter.
Determining the method is part of the challenge.
You need to figure out what type of cryptogram this is, then solve it.
The word breaks and punctuation have been removed.
The spaces between groups and the line breaks are significant.
It is within the range of any experienced amateur cryptographer, but it is
not intended for the novice.
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The following cryptogram is a complete columnar transposition, one
of the standard types of elementary ciphers published in The Cryptogram.
It is easily solved by paper and pencil methods.
If you are not familiar with this type,
CLICK HERE for the basics.
In the cryptograms from this point forward the word breaks and punctuation
are not shown. By convention, the letters have been grouped into fives.
Neither the spaces nor the line breaks have any significance.
EOWVE RNYHE OYEIN AONWS ITRLE BHEEL TCNHA RHIDE FSEAH OTULM
ITNTA RIADE GETLA TRTII CIOAS TNAFP ITFNY URSAD DAIEE SGTDD OAALL CRHTS AOANS FLONS DUPPS SREOO LISIN IACST TMAAN EESNT DVMYN SEEEE 
This is an incomplete columnar transposition, somewhat harder than
the preceding, but it still can be solved by paper and pencil methods.
If you are not familiar with this type,
CLICK HERE for the basics.
RHTPC TTAEE ERFOI HNRIE TOBAQ ASIDA SAMDH RGLTA OEEEM REAAF
RTTQO ACRDM OIPEI LUETA WHRNE QSSCA EOCDE MTUIE OAGSN TMNER QFYPA IYLSI IHGUU TANSR ETPRK IOSLC RENCN IUDNA RJOST WEAIS GKNHN NUEAT ABREO KITYA ROSSY COHMU DALUS UMAIM EN 
The following cryptogram was not done by any of the standard elementary methods.
Determining the method is part of the challenge.
You need to figure out what type of cryptogram this is, then solve it.
It is within the range of any experienced amateur cryptographer, but it is
not intended for the novice.
EPNFI EVMNU EJOUE YOEPH REWOE VRITA DTRSE BSNEG
UTEWH OSTFI REXFT EJRCH ITEKT SSTOU REETA DTRSN EYIEB OSTIA HTICF STCTE ZOLAU EPADT HOEWT ASOEK ORUHH LOIAC TLOCT HTOSU RTS 
In this unusual cryptogram the message has been encrypted by a 2step
process. Each group of 6 letters represents an arithmetic expression.
Each of the digits 0 to 9 and the math signs +  × and ÷ have
been replaced by letters. Each letter represents the same digit or sign
throughout. When each of the 14 arithmetic expressions is evaluated
left to right it will yield one letter of the 14letter message according
to the rule A=1, B=2, C=3, etc.
For example, if the 6letter group TBNUGF happened to represent the
expression 148×2 then it would evaluate to 12 and represent
the letter L.
JPTLKO LSOLKI UEYKOL OAEITB YEOUTI JEIKOA NPTUSL IEYTLN YELSOY UNTYEO OJELKU LYKISO AEOLTJ LPKIKN 
If you enjoy simple cryptograms, write to
the American Cryptogram Association at Charles Schretzmann 56 Sanders Ranch Road Moraga, CA 945562806 or visit their website. For serious cryptography, write to Cryptologia Dept. of Mathematics United States Military Academy West Point, NY 10996 or visit their website. 
Tell them you saw it on the Contest Center
Cryptogram Challenge webpage. 
Send us an email to submit your answers, to ask for help, or to submit
new cryptograms.
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