Ready to try some easy cryptograms?These are great way to break into the decoding fun of cryptography. When solving any cryptogram, remember that each letter of the alphabet represents a different letter.
For example, if you decide that X = T, then every X in that puzzle will also represent T. But that doesn't mean that T = X. For more complete instructions, read our Tips on Solving Cryptograms.
We'll give you some specific hints to help you solve the puzzles on this page. Use the links for the printable cryptograms and solutions.
Here are three goofy encrypted riddles about springtime weather. Can you solve them before you're blown away? Hints: A = W and E = T.
1) AND ALK ENMOM ENCXGMO LXG BVUNEXVXU
VX ENM BLT?
ENM KWVMXEVKEK AMOM TOLVXKEJOQVXU.
2) ANLE VK L EJOXLGJ'K PLZJOVEM ULQM?
3) ANLE GVG JXM NCOOVWLXM KLD EJ ENM
JENMO NCOOVWLXM ?
"V NLZM QD MDM JX DJC."
Both jokes use the same code. Hint: A = N, X = D
1) ANVIL: XEROEV, OJLVL PI MA PAGPIPWFL UMA
PA OJL KMPOPAB VEEU.
XEROEV: OLFF JPU P RMA’O ILL JPU.
2) DMOPLAO: XEROEV, XEROEV, SEN’GL
OMHLA ENO US OEAIPFI, US BMFF
WFMXXLV, US GMVPREIL GLPAI MAX
EAL EY US HPXALSI, WNO P IOPFF
XEA’O YLLF KLFF.
XEROEV: OJMO’I LAENBJ ENO EY SEN!
Do you have jokes or riddles that might make good easy cryptograms? Please send them to us and we just might feature them in our next cryptogram!
Hopefully, you had so much fun with the cryptograms here that you'll want to try some more. (Note: Not all of ours are this corny!)
Here are a few more for you to try:
Cryptograms - Set #1 - A potpourri of interesting quips
Cryptograms - Set #2 - Humorous animal cryptograms
We also have Cryptoquotes, including
Set #1 - Pairs of quotes on related topics
Set #2 - Quotes from an interesting assortment of folks
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