Cryptoquotes :
Word Play At Its Best!

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Solving cryptoquotes gives the brain a good workout! We think you'll especially enjoy solving the ones here.

Remember that in all cryptograms, each letter shown represents another letter of the alphabet. For example, X might represent J. That doesn’t mean that J represents X. But it does mean that every X will always represent J within the same puzzle.

Cryptoquotes - Set #4

Select a title to find the printable puzzle and solution.

A Heavy Load

Some are called to carry a lot of weight. Uses the same code as "Duty Calls."



          --  XCWXLG    FTWWMLN

Duty Calls

Sometimes you just can't walk away. Uses the same code as "A Heavy Load."

ET    HMO'G     XPHMJX    GFX    



         --  MWLMFMB   CZOHECO

No Laughing Matter

Sometimes the alternative is so bad that you just have to laugh!

M B P R     P R O    G O Y L G J C      A P L Y B E    P R Y P   

B A    J X K E    Z O    E B U R P    Y E S     S Y T ,   B G    B

S B S    E K P    C Y J U R    B     A R K J C S    S B O.

                               --- Y W L Y R Y Z     C B E V K C E

He Ought to Know

Secrets to success revealed by someone who followed them.





                           ---QUPHDY LWOYPC

More Cryptogram Fun

Please note that in addition to cryptoquotes, we also have cryptograms  and cryptofamilies, which are lists of ten related words. Here are some of our most popular puzzles from each category:

Dressed to Dazzle Cryptofamily

Famous Chicagoans Cryptofamily

The British Royals Cryptofamily

Animal Cryptograms

Easy Cryptograms

Weekly Cryptograms

We think you'll enjoy solving each cryptoquip above. Remember that you'll need to use your knowledge of the English language, letter patterns, letter frequencies, and a little luck to uncover the special message in each puzzle. Good spelling skills are helpful, too!

Solving cryptograms are twice the fun as many other word games. Do you know why? First, you get to put your word play and logic skills to the test. Secondly, you will uncover a clever or funny quote or observation on life.

Please check back again because we'll be adding more interesting quotes, quips and witticisms to our cryptogram collection!

More Printable Word Game Fun:

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Here are some of other popular word games we think you'll want to try:

Five-Letter Fiasco Probably our most difficult word search game! We've hidden 70 five-letter words. Each starts with one of the last five letters of the alphabet: V, W, X, Y, or Z. So what's the trick? We don't supply the word list!

Acronym Crossword Puzzle This interesting acronym crossword uses terms from government, medicine, technology, sports and more. Simply supply the missing word in each acronym.

Buzzword sample puzzle

Where In the World? Test your knowledge of famous locations around the world. Great for Geography buffs, family night or Social Studies class!

Buzzword Puzzles - To solve one of our exclusive Buzzword puzzles, you will use crossword-type clues, search through a honeycomb of letters, and unscramble anagrams. There’s no other puzzle quite like this!

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