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Clue 1 : Solved by Joe Smith
Solution: The cryptogram is written in the shape of the number “3”, and is read from left to right starting at the upper left. When translated, the cryptogram reads as follows:
“Thou seekest the home which I did adore,
Designed it to last forever more.
As secretary and ambassador, I served my time.
Famous for writing, but not for rhyme.”
refers to Thomas Jefferson, who was the Secretary of State and Ambassador to
Clue 2 : Solved by Julie Smith
Answer: WATCHTOWER or DESERT VIEW WATCHTOWER
Solution: The quotes at the top and bottom are
instructions to read the rhyme to find the pieces of the answer, and put them
together to form the solution.
“Wonderland” also refers to the
Clue 3 : Solved by Dina Nelson
Solution: The word search is titled “Double Trouble”. The words in the word search are all forms of trouble and disasters (both natural and man-made), and those who help us in those times of need. The “double” you are looking for are the letters used twice in solving the word search (as opposed to the letters not used, which was normal in TSM hunt). Those letters are TANEADLFUASRASN which are rearranged to form the answer.
Clue 4 : Solved by Dina Nelson
Solution: The list of fruits represent the state fruits of the following states: (L)ouisiana, (I)daho, (N)orth (C)arolina, (O)hio, (L)ouisiana, and (N)ew
Jersey. Taking the first letter of each state gives you “ ” which fills in the blank of the question, “_______ is the capital of what state?” Lincoln
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