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Cryptolist II

In Cryptography teasers, a phrase or expressions has been encoded in some way (frequently by replacing letters with other letters). You need to figure out the encoding method and then decode the message to find the answer.

 

Puzzle ID:#24525
Fun:*** (2.39)
Difficulty:*** (2.34)
Category:Cryptography
Submitted By:phrebh*us****
Corrected By:phrebh

 

 

 



A cryptolist is a list of related items that has been obfuscated with a simple letter substitution. Solve the following cryptolist and category.

Category: XBSUFSDA YCVNLSCUG

XLSPO
PNYNDV
RWWF
DCSUG
FLIRCUU
GECPOUN
GPLNRG
VSUN
KSDIU ZUWWLSDA
RSLN



Answer

Category: Building Materials

Brick
Cement
Wood
Nails
Drywall
Spackle
Screws
Tile
Vinyl Flooring
Wire

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

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Comments

bigSWAFF_69_Aus*
Jul 13, 2005

Jeeze, this is your 5 teaser in like 3 days

i mean

FREDRICK!!!!!!
Nytwynd*ph*
Jul 13, 2005

This was fun
just a little correction though,
I think there was a typographical error n the 6th item.
fishmedAus*
Jul 13, 2005

Hey, they got in! Congratulations. Good teasers.
ScooterPants*
Jul 29, 2005

Probably the hardest teaser I have seen to date
smarty_blondy*ro*
Aug 18, 2005

A very good series, congrats and keep them coming ! Should I be keeping my eyes open for Criptolist V?
brainsterAin*
Oct 15, 2005

It was real fun to crack. Keep 'em coming ! Nice concept of category cryptos !

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