Cryptogram Helper

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This applet helps you to solve cryptograms, like the CryptoQuote that is usually found in newspapers next to the crossword puzzle. In a cryptogram, one letter stands for another and to solve it you have to find what each of those letters are. For example, QSADRZQQSM could stand for LONGFELLOW. Notice that each L is replaced by a Q and each O is replaced by an S, etc. The traditional method of solving a cryptogram involves using a paper and pencil (and an eraser) to keep track of your substitutions. This applet makes that process much easier in two ways:

User interface code by Steve Trottier Automatic solver by David Eppstein