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Crypto List Puzzles

With a bonus Mystery Word added to the solution of a cipher puzzle, CRpuzzles' version of the cryptogram variant further tests the solver's cryptanalysis skills. The Crypto List Puzzles on-line solution program heightens a unique web puzzle experience.

For a similar but more challenging puzzle, try solving the
Anagram List puzzles at the new All-Star Puzzles.

(New Crypto List Puzzles will be offered on
All-Star Puzzles in the near future.)

  • "Jaws"
    by Ferdinand B.
    "Don't go in the water." You can solve this Crypto List of Sharks from the comfort and safety of a beach chair.

  • Sedimentary Rocks
    by John Peterman
    Hopefully this puzzle won't be too hard for the solver.

  • Touring Egypt
    by John Peterman
    The sights and sounds of the Land of the Pharaohs come alive in today's Crypto List.

  • Men Only
    by Curtis Angle
    A puzzle stag party even a wife or a mother would approve of.

  • Fragrant Blossoms
    by Linda Miller
    ... pleasingly perfume the air.

  • Constellations
    by Ferdinand B.
    Look! Up in the sky! It's one of these major Constellations.

  • Sports Gear 1
    by Curtis Angle
    Play ball! or whatever, with the equipment hidden in today's cipher puzzle.

  • From the Florist
    by Linda Miller
    Say it with flowers, or any other of the Florist's creations listed here.

  • Game Shows, Tape 2
    by John Peterman
    Alex Trebek says our Crypto List category for today is Game Shows through the years.

  • Clean As a Whistle
    by Dorothea Vought
    CRpuzzles tips its mop to Mr. Clean with this puzzle of his favorite words.

  • Dynamic Duos III
    by Dorothea Vought
    Famous pairs make a double trouble Crypto List.

  • "Smile"
    by Linda Miller
    And show your teeth like the toothy creatures in today's puzzle.

  • Palindromes
    by Curtis Angle
    Yes, Madam, they read the same forwards and backwards.

  • Ancient Cities
    by Ferdinand B.
    Great seats of early civilizations make this an archaeological dig of a cipher puzzle.

  • Rover Can ...
    by Dorothea Vought
    ... do all these cool tricks, if you offer him a dog biscuit.

  • "Bravo!"
    by John Peterman
    When you finish this Crypto List, pick one of these "Good Show"s for yourself.

  • "DD" People
    by Curtis Angle
    GiDDyup and find these people of fact or fiction whose names contain a DD.

  • On the Kitchen Counter
    by Linda Miller
    No looking! Solve this puzzle by remembering what's in your kitchen.

  • At the Movies
    by John Peterman
    If you go to the movies, you'll have a direct line to produce the terms enciphered in this Crypto List Puzzle.

  • The White Meat
    by Dorothea Vought
    Chicken, and how to prepare it.

  • The Other White Meat
    by Dorothea Vought
    ... in its various food forms. Porky Pig sez help, but CRpuzzles sez BBQ away.

  • Decisions, Decisions, Decisions
    by Ron Salada
    ... something these Supreme Court Chief Justices have definitely had to make.

  • Soups 2
    by Linda Miller
    When winter winds whip, warm up with these soups.

  • Winter Weather Forecast
    by Ferdinand B.
    Now that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow, we may hear these terms on the evening news during the next six weeks.

  • Winter Olympic Sites
    by Curtis Angle
    The latest will be Salt Lake City, where the winter games start next week.

  • Where Are You? -- Nr. 2
    by Ferdinand B.
    The words will describe the place; the place will appear as the Keyword.

  • Shades of Green
    by Dorothea Vought
    Your friends will turn green with envy when you solve this Crypto List.

  • Famous People -- V
    by Ferdinand B.
    When you finish finding these V people, give yourself a V for Victory.

  • Magazines 2
    by John Peterman
    A person can learn a lot from these popular periodicals.

  • It's Hard To See When It's ...
    by Linda Miller
    ... one of the situations in today's Crypto List puzzle.

  • Who Am I? -- Nr. 2
    by Curtis Angle
    Once you find all the words and phrases that describe me, you'll easily find my name in the Keyword.

  • Nonsense!
    by Ferdinand B.
    Wade through the Gobbledegook and recover these words used to describe Nonsense.

  • Amtrak Train Names
    by Ron Salada
    All aboard the puzzle train!

  • Turn, Turn, Turn
    by Dorothea Vought
    In today's Crypto List puzzle, turn out these words that precede or follow TURN to make well-known phrases.

  • Lords and Ladies of the Dance
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Tiptoe through this cipher puzzle of some of the great contributors to Dance.

  • At a Ski Resort
    by John Peterman
    The perfect thing to do on a perfect winter day: Cruising down a Double Black Diamond and a great band in the lounge at night.

  • Texas Towns
    by Curtis Angle
    Dallas or Houston or San Antonio would be too obvious, so we've put smaller Texas Towns in today's cipher puzzle.

  • Drinks to Help You Warm Up
    by John Peterman
    If you're tired of tea and coffee as winter warm-ups, try one of the Warm Drinks hidden here.

  • New Year's, 2002
    by Ferdinand B.
    Celebrate the arrival of 2002 with this Cipher List of things associated with New Year's Eve and Day.

  • It's a Mystery
    by Curtis Angle
    Do your best Hercule Poirot and solve for these words synonymous with "Mystery."

  • Where Are You? -- Nr. 1
    by Ferdinand B. (concept by Ron Salada)
    In this Crypto List puzzle, the example and enciphered words and phrases are all related to a specific PLACE--which will be found as the KEYWORD.

  • A Pair of ...
    by John Peterman
    You'll find these items aren't as much use--or no use at all (how do you put on a trouser?)--when they aren't a Pair.

  • Christmas Greetings Around the World
    by Linda Miller
    No matter the language, the message is the same: CRpuzzles wishes our solvers a very Merry Christmas.

  • Christmas Characters
    by Dorothea Vought
    Our favorite Christmas stories, whether in print, film, or music, have made the season brighter by giving us these unforgettable characters.

  • Who Am I? -- Nr. 1
    by Ferdinand B. (concept by Ron Salada)
    In today's Crypto List, the example and enciphered words and phrases are all about a particular PERSON--whose name can be the found as the KEYWORD.

  • Bowl Games
    by Curtis Angle
    Besides the January 3 Rose Bowl game to determine the national champion, there are a host of college football Bowl Games for fans to attend.

  • Ready, Set, Read!
    by Linda Miller
    ... the 14 sources of information and pleasure hidden in today's cipher puzzle.

  • "Search" Warrant
    by John Peterman
    If you look high and low, you may ferret out these words and phrases associated with searching.

  • Potato Chips
    by Ferdinand B.
    We love Potato Chips in whatever form or flavor, even the puzzle variety.

  • Punctuation
    by John Peterman
    You can't do without 'em, since they make writing make sense. Unfortunately, many of us can't do with these marks of Punctuation, either.

  • U.S. Aircraft Carriers
    by Ron Salada
    These giant ships of the U. S. Navy have served the Nation around the World.

  • World Currency
    by Ron Salada
    You'll get lots of bang for your buck in whatever form it appears in this cipher puzzle of WORLD MONEY.

  • American Playwrights
    by Ferdinand B.
    Great drama means great dramatists, and CRpuzzles salutes the playwrights who have made American Theater an emotional experience.

  • State Nicknames II
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Many of the states whose nicknames are in today's Crypto List will be readily recognized; others may be more obscure to solvers who don't live in or near them.

  • Pro Quarterbacks -- Yesteryear
    by Curtis Angle
    These men who established Quarterback as the franchise position in football are all in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

  • Ducks
    by John Peterman
    Don't quack up if you can't get all your ducks in order in this Crypto puzzle.

  • Thanksgiving
    by Dorothea Vought
    CRpuzzles wishes you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving.

  • Pro Quarterbacks - Yesterday
    by Curtis Angle
    It hasn't been long since these QB greats were bombing away.

  • Let There Be Light
    by Linda Miller
    There will be light, little or lots, if you use one of the light sources hidden here.

  • Railroads Past & Present
    by John Peterman
    No Shortline R. R. here, but many of the railroads that opened up America are chugging through this cipher puzzle.

  • Pro Quarterbacks -- Today
    by Curtis Angle
    In the first of three Crypto List puzzles on the icons of the NFL, CRpuzzles cheers the pro passers who thrill us on 2001 Sundays.

  • Threesomes # 2
    by Ferdinand B.
    Three's a crowd sometimes, but not in this CryptoList of famous THREEs.

  • Decorative Arts I
    by Dorothea Vought
    Many beautiful, imaginative works of art are produced in the art forms enciphered in today's puzzle.

  • Let's Play Chess
    by John Peterman
    Bobby Fischer, where are you?

  • Happy Halloween
    by Dorothea Vought
    It's Great Pumpkin time!

  • Be Happy!
    by Ferdinand B.
    ... to solve this puzzle of synonyms for HAPPY.

  • Disney Characters 1
    by Dorothea Vought
    13 of Disney's finest are here to entertain the cipher puzzle solver.

  • The Apartment
    by Curtis Angle
    Today's Crypto List has things to think about when looking for an apartment.

  • Herding and Working Dogs
    by Ron Salada
    Can you whistle up the dogs originally bred for work hidden in today's Crypto List?

  • And Called It Macaroni
    by Dorothea Vought
    You'll find the basic ingredient of any pasta dish in today's Crypto List puzzle.

  • Ancient Wonders
    by John Peterman
    After thousands of years, these marvels of the past still amaze us.

  • Win!
    by Curtis Angle
    Decipher these synonyms for "win" and you WIN!

  • Game Shows, Tape 1
    by John Peterman
    From the '50's to today, from Bill Cullen and Bob Barker to Regis Philbin and, well, Bob Barker, in daytime and primetime, we've watched countless numbers of contestants compete on the Game Shows in this Crypto List.

  • In the House
    by Linda Miller
    You can find all these rooms and areas in a house--if it's a mansion. But you will find some of them in every house.

  • Beatrix Potter Characters
    by Linda Miller
    Well-told tales with charming characters and beautiful illustrations make Beatrix Potter a must-read even today.

  • Cheeses
    by Charles Wilbur
    "A day without cheese is a bad day indeed," dad said. So slice away at the Cheeses hidden in today's cipher puzzle.

  • The Great Masters
    by John Peterman
    From the Louvre to the Met to the internet, art of these greatest painters evokes a great range of emotions in those who view their lives' works.

  • Dancing the Years Away, Again
    by Ferdinand B.
    Trip the light fandango and do these dances from around the world and across the years.

  • Blue
    by Curtis Angle
    A blue ribbon for decipherability is awarded the solver who derives these words that precede or follow BLUE to make well-known phrases.

  • A Great Name For a Group I
    by RLW/IRW
    You may love their music or not, but you gotta love the names of the musical groups in this Crypto List.

  • Rah, Rah, Rah!
    by John Peterman
    CRpuzzles picks some of its favorite college athletic nicknames. Do you know the colleges that field these teams?

  • Keyboard Symbols
    by Ferdinand B.
    Don't cheat! Keep your eyes on the monitor when you solve this Crypto List of computer Keyboard Symbols.

  • One Potato, Two Potato
    by Dorothea Vought
    CRpuzzles has enciphered 14 ways to serve potatoes in this puzzle; Dan Quayle simply enciphered potatoe.

  • Double First Names
    by Curtis Angle
    Stars with one thing in common other than being stars: they have two first names. Do you think Wayne John would have been as big a star?

  • Famous Ships
    by Ferdinand B.
    Going to sea in any of the ships of fact and fiction in this Crypto List would have made for a fantastic voyage.

  • From Arabic
    by John Peterman
    Most words in English come from Latin and Greek, but a number of useful ones of Arabic origin are in today's cipher puzzle.

  • Arnold
    by Curtis Angle
    Mr. Schwarzenegger in his varied movie roles thrills us or makes us laugh, but he always keeps his promise: "I'll be back!"

  • The Old School
    by John Peterman
    Everyone knows that Harvard and most of the rest of the Ivy League colleges were founded before 1800. Recognizing these "old" schools may be a more difficult subject.

  • Batman's Foes
    by Ferdinand B.
    "Pow!" "Bam!" "Slam!" Put yourself in the shoes of these foes of the Dynamic Duo and feel their pain.

  • Football
    by Curtis Angle
    Filled stadiums on Saturday and Sunday afternoons mean Football and this Crypto List of what's happening on the gridiron.

  • Cereals -- Unsweetened
    by Curtis Angle
    Or start the day the sugarless way with these breakfast cereals from General Mills, Post, etc.

  • Cereals -- Sweetened
    by Curtis Angle
    Start the day with any of these sweet treats from the folks at Kelloggs, Quaker, etc.

  • In the Movie Credits
    by John Peterman
    Do you always rewind the video before the credits appear. If you do, you'll probably have a little trouble with this Crypto List of those who make the Movies.

  • Here Kitty-Kitty
    by Linda-Marie Berg Hull
    Take your mind off the dog days of summer and try today's cipher puzzle listing many distinguishing things associated with cats.

  • Nuts
    by Dorothea Vought
    From soups we go to Nuts in today's cipher puzzle.

  • Soups 1
    by Linda Miller
    "No soup for you!" says "Seinfeld"'s soup Nazi--but CRpuzzles says, "Grab a spoon!" and find the Soups in this Crypto List.

  • County Fair
    by Curtis Angle
    County Fairs from Maine to California celebrate agriculture, domestic arts, and youthful achievement--and have a fun time doing it.

  • Home Canning
    by Dorothea Vought
    Putting up fruits and vegetables for the winter is a time-honored tradition in many parts of North America.

  • In Scotland
    by Curtis Angle
    Have a wee bonny time solving this cipher puzzle of things Scottish.

  • C Is For Country
    by Ferdinand B.
    C if you can C the C Countries Covered by the Cipher in today's Crypto List.

  • The Second "Time" Crypto List
    by Dorothea Vought
    "As Time Goes By," you will decipher 10 more Time-related words in today's puzzle.

  • Golf Greats
    by John Peterman
    Most experts would agree that Tiger Woods already belongs with the 16 legends of golf in CRpuzzles' sand trap.

  • Round and Round She Goes ...
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    ... and where she stops is at this Crypto List of things that are Round.

  • At Summer Camp
    by Linda Miller
    Relive the experience of Summer Camp with this cipher list of what makes a week away from home fun.

  • Eggs
    by Dorothea Vought
    The egg definitely comes first in this Crypto List of Eggs the ways we like them.

  • At the Firemen's Carnival
    by Curtis Angle
    A small-town summer means a parade and an evening at the Carnival.

  • Songbirds
    by Dorothea Vought
    "Tweet-tweet" went the Rockin' Robin. Have you ever heard any of the other 13 Songbirds in this Crypto List sing?

  • Gettysburg
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    On July 3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Confederacy, climaxed with Pickett's Charge. When you visit the Pennsylvania battlefield and town, you can relive the heroic conflict with these Gettysburg sights.

  • Magazines, Vol. 1
    by John Peterman
    You will find a wealth of information and entertainment in the dozen Magazines enciphered here.

  • Women's Wimbledon Champions
    by Ferdinand B.
    CRpuzzles salutes the start of Wimbledon, 2001, with this Crypto List of past Women's Champions.

  • Garden Pests
    by Linda Miller
    CRpuzzles suggests non-toxic remedies for the garden and tree Pests in this cipher puzzle.

  • Weeds
    by Linda Miller
    They'll ruin your yard or garden if you don't weed them out.

  • Animal Movies
    by Curtis Angle
    Never co-star with a kid or animal, a lesson the actors and actresses in these memorable Animal Movies fortunately forgot.

  • Father's Day Gifts
    by John Peterman
    In case you still need a gift for dad this coming Sunday, try one of CRpuzzles' 13 suggestions.

  • Vacation in Hawaii
    by Ferdinand B.
    ... and when you do, enjoy the things Hawaiian hidden here.

  • On The Farm
    by Les Hirsch
    We don't know how ya keep 'em down on the farm after they've seen Paree, but when they were down on the farm they probably saw the Farm things in today's Crypto List.

  • June Wedding
    by Dorothea Vought
    June is traditionally the favorite month for a Wedding, and CRpuzzles plays "Here Comes the Bride" with this cipher puzzle.

  • '50's Hitmakers
    by Ferdinand B.
    Even while we slow danced at a sock hop, they rocked 'n' rolled our World.

  • Tony Award-Winning Musicals
    by Dorothea Vought
    The 2001 Tony Awards will be televised on CBS tomorrow night. Which musical will join these crowd pleasers of the past?

  • Atlantic Ocean Resorts
    by Ferdinand B.
    This summer, pound the surf or tread the boardwalk at one of the East Coast seaside spots in today's cipher puzzle.

  • American Generals
    by John Peterman
    We celebrate Memorial Day, 2001, with this Crypto List of the officers who have led our soldiers from the Revolutionary War through the present.

  • Indianapolis 500 Winners
    by Curtis Angle
    In anticipation of this weekend's 85th Indianapolis 500, CRpuzzles waves the checkered flag at these past winners at the Brickyard.

  • I Love a Parade
    by Dorothea Vought
    With summer approaching, many people will enjoy the sights in Memorial Day, 4th of July, Firemen's, and other parades.

  • Things With Numbers
    by Curtis Angle
    Without Numbers, most of the things hidden here would be of little use.

  • You're Invited to a(n) ...
    by John Peterman
    We've all received invitations to many of the events in this cipher puzzle.

  • Australian Animals
    by Ferdinand B.
    The Land Down Under is home to the dozen strange and wonderful animals hidden in today's Crypto List.

  • What's for Breakfast
    by Ron Salada
    Start the day off with a nourishing Breakfast chosen from the items on this menu.

  • The Family Room
    by John Peterman
    Have a leisurely time solving this cipher puzzle of things found in the Family Room.

  • New York Cities
    by Ferdinand B.
    Besides the Big Apple, these cities are home to millions of Empire State residents.

  • Gardening Tools
    by Dorothea Vought
    It's that time of year, and these tools make gardening and yard work a little lighter.

  • It's in the Mail
    by Dorothea Vought
    Besides the infamous "Check," you might find these items "In the Mail."

  • Eclipse Award Winners (Horse of the Year)
    by Curtis Angle
    CRpuzzles salutes Saturday's 127th running of the Kentucky Derby by calling to the post these 15 Horses of the Year. Not all of them won the Run for the Roses, however.

  • In the Grocery Store
    by John Peterman
    Supermarket sections help shoppers find what they need; now, which section is it where they hide the dried beef in the little jar?

  • People in Uniforms
    by Dorothea Vought
    The clothes definitely "make" the men and women in today's puzzle.

  • Fragrances
    by Dorothea Vought
    This Crypto List smells great!

  • Dancing the Years Away
    by Ferdinand B.
    "Keep on dancing, you'll never grow old," sings the Steve Miller Band, and that's been true across the centuries spanned by these popular dances.

  • American Artists
    by John Peterman
    Museums across the United States and the World display the works of these noted American painters.

  • Hi-Ho Silver
    by Curtis Angle
    Words and phrases that precede or follow SILVER to make common expressions are the solver's lode here.

  • The First "Time" Crypto List
    by Dorothea Vought
    10 words associated with TIME are ticking away in today's Crypto List.

  • '50's Hitmakers
    by Ferdinand B.
    Rockin', or strolling, or slow dancing with her head on your shoulder, you both found your thrill when these guys sang it. We give 'em a 100.

  • Happy Hunting
    by Dorothea Vought
    ... the 13 words meaning to HUNT hidden in this cipher puzzle.

  • Fruits
    by Ron Salada
    You won't find APPLE or ORANGE in our big fruit salad of a Crypto List; it would be too easy to peel the cipher from them.

  • Space People
    by Ferdinand B.
    A dozen PEOPLE of fact and fiction who have thrilled us with their adventures in SPACE are hidden in our Space Week Crypto List.

  • Tee Off
    by Curtis Angle
    The 2001 Masters tees off today, and and the Crypto List solver can score a hole in one on this puzzle of golf terms.

  • Home Run Hitters
    by John Peterman
    CRpuzzles celebrates Opening Day with this cipher puzzle of baseball's all-time sluggers.

  • Stock Car Greats
    by Curtis Angle
    15 of NASCAR's greatest drivers of all time speed through today's cipher puzzle.

  • Household Tools
    by Curtis Angle
    No job around the house is too big if your tool box contains the 11 Tools hidden in this Crypto List puzzle.

  • At a Mexican Restaurant
    by Ferdinand B.
    Ole! to the tasty treats at our favorite Mexican Restaurant.

  • Harrys of Fact and Fiction
    by John Peterman
    You won't feel at all Harry'ed when you solve this cipher puzzle that concludes Tom, Dick, and Harry Crypto List Week.

  • You Can Call Me Dick
    by John Peterman
    Today it's men named Dick who hold center stage in Tom, Dick, and Harry Crypto List Week.

  • Toms
    by John Peterman
    We start Tom, Dick, and Harry Crypto List Week with 13 famous Toms of fact and fiction.

  • African Capitals
    by Curtis Angle
    CRpuzzles concludes Geography Week with a change of pace: 12 of Africa's capital cities can be discovered in today's Crypto List puzzle.

  • World Rivers
    by Dorothea Vought
    We go from dry to wet in CRpuzzles Geography Week with this cipher puzzle of some of Earth's life-giving rivers.

  • Deserts
    by Ferdinand B.
    CRpuzzles Crypto List Geography Week begins as we face the barren wastes of the World's great deserts.

  • Tropical Fish
    by Curtis Angle
    The peaceful beauty of an aquarium is painted by the swimming gems in this Crypto List puzzle.

  • Threesomes # 1
    by Ferdinand B
    Usually when there are three, one of them is the odd man out, but not in the case of the trios in today's cipher puzzle.

  • In the Bakery
    by Dorothea Vought
    A cupcake of a Crypto List: a baker's dozen of bakery goods are hidden in today's puzzle.

  • Computer System Components
    by Ron Salada
    That wonderful contraption that delivers CRpuzzles right to your door is the subject of today's Crypto List.

  • "No" Words
    by Dorothea Vought
    At first, you may argue and decline to do this cipher puzzle, but we "no" you "no" your NO is really yes. "No" what we mean?

  • "Yes" Words
    by Dorothea Vought
    We're in unanimous accord that this Crypto List Puzzle will indubitably be met with approval.

  • Boxing Greats: The Non-Heavyweights
    by Curtis Angle
    CRpuzzles doesn't know who was pound-for-pound the toughest boxer ever, but the 15 fighters hidden here are all worthy contenders.

  • S'From the Ocean
    by Ferdinand B.
    S'great what you can find Swimming in the S'ipher Sea.

  • Hands Can ...
    by Dorothea Vought
    Solve today's Crypto List Puzzle, with a little help from the head.

  • Not-For-Real and Not-Bad
    by Ferdinand B.
    If something goes bump in the night and it's one of these imaginary beings, just smile back to sleep.

  • Not-For-Real and Real-Bad
    by Ferdinand B.
    These monsters and creatures have acquired bad reputations in folklore and fiction--reputations "badly" deserved.

  • Valentine's Day Crypto List
    by Dorothea Vought
    No matter how you say it, it always comes out "I Love You."

  • Men Figure Skating Champions
    by Curtis Angle
    Score a perfect 6.0 by spinning out the names of these Men's Figure Skating greats.

  • Women Figure Skating Champions
    by Curtis Angle
    Identify an Olympic Champion or two and you'll have smooth skating here.

  • At the National Aquarium in Baltimore
    by Amber Shifflett, Katie Hasselburger, & Brittany Maubrey
    Our guest Crypto Listers saw all this and lots more on a trip to the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

  • Winter Words
    by Dorothea Vought
    At this most wintery time of year, remember that spring is just around the corner (unless that Groundhog sees his shadow).

  • Solitaire Card Games
    by Ron Salada
    Entertain yourself by finding the names of 15 self-entertaining card games in today's cipher.

  • Waterfalls
    by Dorothea Vought
    The world's greatest cascades plunge beneath cipher in today's Crypto List.

  • Secretaries of State Since WW II
    by Ron Salada
    Colin Powell joins the illustrious list of the U. S.'s head diplomats since World War II.

  • U.S. Cars and Trucks
    by Ferdinand B.
    CRpuzzles list of American cars and trucks was one longer when we first made this Crypto List, but the solver now won't have the nice pattern of Oldsmobile to get started.

  • Starring Clint Eastwood
    by Ferdinand B.
    To CRpuzzles, he'll always be the man with no name in A Fistful of Dollars or Dirty Harry Callahan; but no matter what movie Clint Eastwood stars in, he'll always make your day.

  • Professional Basketball Greats
    by Ferdinand B.
    No need to look for Michael Jordan in this cipher puzzle. CRpuzzles knows he is a Great among Basketball Greats, but he would be a slam dunk for the solver.

  • Our Nation's Capital
    by Ron Salada
    Everyone who visits Washington, D. C., sees the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, the Washington Monument, and the White House. This Crypto List highlights some of the other great sights to see in our Nation's capital.

  • Color Palette I
    by Dorothea Vought
    No simple red, yellow, or blue here--instead, colorful shades and mixes brighten the day.

  • Fonts
    by Ron Salada
    There are hundreds of fonts used in printing and on computer screens. CRpuzzles has hidden 15 of them in this cipher puzzle.

  • Animal Young
    by Dorothea Vought
    While we're in the Baby mood from the last Crypto List, let's decipher the names of the young of various animal species.

  • Baby Talk
    by Dorothea Vought
    No, no "goo-goo" or "da-da" here. Just words that follow BABY in everyday expressions.

  • The 007 Case File
    by Ferdinand B.
    Can you "read" the Ian Fleming James Bond thrillers enciphered in this puzzle.

  • Birthstones
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Can you find your Birthstone in today's Crypto List puzzle?

  • Poisonous Snakes
    by Ferdinand B.
    The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Erwin, would have a field day with this cipher puzzle.

  • John Wayne Movies
    by Ron Salada
    Catch the "Duke" in action in one of his classic films, now showing on your local television or cable station.

  • Lakes of the World
    by Ferdinand B.
    If your summer camp was on one of these Lakes, you had a real big swimming hole to paddle your canoe in.

  • "Giving" Words
    by Dorothea Vought
    We hope you got the gifts you wished for, and here are a few more "gifts" for you to unwrap.

  • Common Elements
    by Ferdinand B.
    You won't have to dig deep to find these Elements; many are all around, or in, you.

  • Dynamic Duos II
    by Dorothea Vought
    "You can't have one without the other" in today's cipher puzzle of famous pairs.

  • Sporting and Hound Dogs
    by Ron Salada
    Some of CRpuzzles' favorite breeds are in this canine Crypto List.

  • Christmas Crypto List Puzzle
    by Randall L. Whipkey & Calvin Hamilton
    CRpuzzles sends Best Wishes for the Holiday Season.

  • U.S. Airlines
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Fly American on the domestic carriers hidden in this cipher puzzle.

  • Pies
    by Ron Salada
    Simple Simon would need more than one penny if he met a Pieman with these wares.

  • Sit Down
    by Ferdinand B.
    ... and take a load off before you attempt this CryptoList of comfortable (or not) places to sit.

  • Constellations
    by Ron Salada
    Look! Up in the sky! It's a Constellation! No, it's 13 of them in the CRpuzzles night sky.

  • French Cities
    by Dorothea Vought
    Find your way around France by finding the French cities hidden in this cipher puzzle.

  • NBA Teams
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    With pro basketball now in fast break, can you slam dunk this Crypto List of NBA teams?

  • Vegetables
    by Ron Salada
    A cornucopia of vegetables is hidden in this cipher puzzle.

  • TV Westerns
    by Dorothea Vought
    Some of CRpuzzles' favorite shows are among these shoot-'em-ups from the heyday of the television Western.

  • In the Dairy Section
    by Ron Salada
    The dairy case items in today's Cryto List make this a really cool puzzle.

  • Professional Hockey Teams
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    It's face-off time. The goal for the Crypto List solver: to decipher the NHL teams hidden in today's puzzle.

  • Less Common Elements
    by Ferdinand B.
    You'll have to dig a little deeper to find the elements in this cipher puzzle.

  • "R" Actors
    by Ron Salada
    "R" you ready for cliff-hanging action, crazy comedy, a cast of memorable characters? Then recall the films and roles of these actors whose last names begin with "R."

  • Fast Food
    by Ferdinand B.
    After solving this cipher puzzle of America's favorite fast food restaurants today, take that break that you deserve.

  • At the Mall, Level 2
    by Dorothea Vought
    In June, we shopped 'til we dropped on CRpuzzles Mall Level 1. Today we go up the escalator to the stores on level 2.

  • Books of the New Testament
    by Dorothea Vought
    All shall be revealed when you complete this puzzle of New Testament Books.

  • Books of the Old Testament
    by Dorothea Vought
    10 Books of the Old Testament hidden under cipher and an 11th hidden in the Keyword prophesy "Lamentations" for the Crypto List solver.

  • Losing Vice Presidential Candidates of the 20th Century
    by Ron Salada
    Today, on election day 2000, one final name can be added to the list.

  • Vice Presidents Who Never Became President
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    These Second Bananas never quite made it to Biggest Banana in the Bunch.

  • Jockeys 2000
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    This Saturday at Churchill Downs, thoroughbred racing presents its premier card, the eight races of Breeders' Cup 2000. CRpuzzles roots home America's finest jockeys in celebration of the event.

  • Card Games
    by Ron Salada
    Deal yourself in for the 14 card games in today's cryptogram category puzzle.

  • AFI Movie Legends--Actresses
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    They've dazzled us, delighted us, thrilled us, and, occasionally, chilled us. They are 14 of the American Film Institute's Movie Legends.

  • AFI Movie Legends--Actors
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Cowboys and clerics, warriors and wise guys, Okies and oddballs--these AFI Movie Legends have made us believe.

  • At an Italian Restaurant
    by Ron Salada
    Mama Mia never cooked like this! Savor the sauces as you solve this cipher puzzle for the delectable dishes on the menu at an Italian restaurant.

  • On a Desktop
    by Ron Salada
    Some of the things commonly found on a desk top are hidden in this cipher puzzle--work is not on our list!

  • Foreign Automobiles
    by Ferdinand B.
    Automobiles imported into the U. S. drive down the CRpuzzles Crypto List freeway.

  • Not Your Everyday Animals
    by Dorothea Vought
    We've had cats, and we've had dogs; but the animals in today's puzzle aren't likely to be found as pets in many homes--at least not in our neighborhood.

  • Explorers
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    On Columbus Day, 2000, we salute those who aren't afraid of falling off the end of the Earth.

  • Deciduous Trees
    by Dorothea Vought
    With a last burst of bravura in face of coming winter, these trees paint an autumnal panorama of bright red, yellow, and orange across much of North America.

  • Salad Dressings
    by Ron Salada
    No bland low-fat blends here--just a dozen delicious dressings to spice up any mixed salad.

  • Boxing Greats: The Heavyweights
    by Ferdinand B.
    "I am the greatest," said Muhammad Ali. All the Heavyweight champions in this Cryptolist could have said the same thing and not been challenged to prove it.

  • On the Waterfront
    by Ron Salada
    You won't find Marlon Brando or Rod Steiger on CRpuzzles' waterfront, but you will find sights common to major ports.

  • Mountain Peaks
    by Ferdinand B.
    To reach the summit of this cipher puzzle, the solver will need to know the World's high spots.

  • World Airports
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    The sights and sounds at these great global air hubs make waiting for an airplane an enjoyable part of the travel experience.

  • Early Television Hits
    by Dorothea Vought
    With another television season starting, we have a black-and-white moment to remember.

  • On the Go
    by Ron Salada
    ... and 16 ways to get there.

  • Daily Newspapers
    by Ferdinand B.
    From sports to style, classifieds to comics, the USA's newspapers give us our daily breadth.

  • Board Games
    by Dorothea Vought
    Favorite board games for children and "big children" through the years make this cipher puzzle a game and a trip down Memory Lane.

  • Junk Food
    by Ron Salada
    Warning: This cipher puzzle may be hazardous to your waist size.

  • The China Set
    by Ron Salada
    No "Oops!" here, please.

  • "P" Places
    by Dorothea Vought
    Perhaps it would be particularly pleasant to pass a period of time in these "P" Places.

  • Non-House Cats
    by Ferdinand B.
    Besides the food bills, there are a few other reasons not to have these felines as pets.

  • State Flowers
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Is your State Flower in today's cipher puzzle? (Do you know what your State Flower is?)

  • At the Butcher's
    by Ron Salada
    A Nightmare on Elm St. 13: Vegetarian Freddy.

  • Summer Olympic Sites
    by Ferdinand B.
    With the Sydney Summer Olympics fast approaching, we salute past host cities of sport's quadrennial spectacular.

  • Pasta
    by Ron Salada
    You make the tomato sauce, we'll bring the pasta in today's Crypto List puzzle.

  • Eat Out, USA
    by Ferdinand B.
    Restaurants in our town and your town and in towns all across the USA are on the menu for this Crypto List puzzle.

  • Toy and Non-Sporting Dogs
    by Ron Salada
    Last month, a CRpuzzles Crypto List featured House Cats; in today's cipher puzzle, we give equal time to Pet Pooches on Parade.

  • On Cable
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Click, click, click went the clicker in this cipher puzzle of cable TV channels.

  • Soup's On
    by Ron Salada
    If the Seinfeld "Soup Nazi" permits, you can spoon into the 13 varieties of soup named in this Crypto puzzle.

  • Wedding Anniversary Gifts
    by Dorothea Vought
    Momentous marital moments are marked by gifts commemorating significant anniversaries in today's cipher puzzle.

  • Y & Z Geography
    by Ferdinand B.
    Crpuzzles goes from the penultimate to the ultimate in this Crypto List of places on the map whose names start with Y or Z.

  • Watching the Grasses Grow
    by Ron Salada
    Hopefully, this puzzle of types of grass will be more entertaining than its title suggests.

  • See the U.S.A. in Your Chevrolet
    by Ron Salada
    Memorable models of the GM giant are the subject of this Crypto List. For Ford fanciers, your turn will come in a future cipher puzzle.

  • Computer Talk
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    You need only look around you to get clues as to what things associated with computers are enciphered in this puzzle.

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    by Ferdinand B.
    It will be "Elementary, my Dear Watson" to solve this cipher puzzle of the cases of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective.

  • "Yo-Ho-Ho"
    by Ron Salada
    No baseballs or bats in this Crypto List: non-Pittsburgh pirates are the subject of today's cipher puzzle.

  • Breads, Etc.
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    For sandwiches or with pasta, crusty or soft, the Bread products in this Crypto puzzle enrich our meals.

  • "P" Actresses
    by Ron Salada
    You've seen them in the movies and on television. Can you see them in today's cipher puzzle?

  • Liquid Measurements
    by Ron Salada
    Measure up to this Crypto List puzzle by solving for the units of liquid enciphered.

  • House Cats
    by Ferdinand B.
    The old saying "You can't herd cats" doesn't apply to today's Crypto List-- CRpuzzles has herded a wide variety of cats into this cipher puzzle.

  • 80's Sitcoms
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Some of our favorite TV programs of all time--and we're still watching them in reruns--are enciphered in today's crypto puzzle.

  • In the Picnic Basket
    by Ron Salada
    Take a summer picnic break with this cipher puzzle of items found in many picnic baskets.

  • Candy Without Chocolate
    by Ferdinand B.
    CRpuzzles' first-ever Crypto List featured "Candy With Chocolate." Today's cipher treats the puzzle solver to chocolate-less, and equally fat-free, kinds of candy.

  • State Nicknames 1
    by Dorothea Vought
    After solving this Crypto List of nicknames for various states, can you name the states nicknamed?

  • Diamond Game
    by Ron Salada
    Play along with the "Boys of Summer" and solve this cipher puzzle of terms pertinent to our National Pastime.

  • Top Grossing Movies
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Most of us have seen the films in this Crypto puzzle--maybe that's how they got to be among the top grossing movies of all time.

  • Road Signs
    by Ron Salada
    You see them every day (and hopefully obey them). Now the hard part: can you recognize them under cipher?

  • Apples
    by Ron Salada
    Keeping the doctor away will be easy after you solve this Crypto List puzzle.

  • Past Men's Tennis Greats
    by Ferdinand B.
    With this year's Wimbledon now playing, tennis fans can celebrate by solving this Crypto List of court stars.

  • In the Medicine Cabinet
    by Ron Salada
    Today's cipher puzzle contains many of life's absolute necessities. Sorry, doughnuts and pizza are not on the list.

  • Our National Parks
    by Ferdinand B.
    From the searing sands of Death Valley to the soaring domes of Yosemite, our National Parks are a national treasure.

  • At the Mall, Level 1
    by Dorothea Vought
    We all love the mall, and the companies whose stores grace malls across America love us.

  • Professional Wrestlers
    by Ian R. Whipkey
    Over two tons of drop kickin', body slamming sports entertainment stars headline this cipher puzzle.

  • What's Up?
    by Ron Salada
    "Look! Up in the sky ... It's Superman!" Well, he's not in this Crypto List, but lots of other things you'd look up to see are.

  • At the Beach
    by Ron Salada
    Sorry, no Little Surfer Girl or Woodie in this Crypto List, but you'll still decipher lots of things to see and do "down 'e ocean."

  • Dynamic Duos I
    by Dorothea Vought
    "One is the loneliest number," sang Three Dog Night. That's not a problem in this cipher puzzle of famous pairs.

  • Candy With Chocolate
    by Ferdinand B.
    When you solve this first-ever CRpuzzles category cipher puzzle, you won't have to worry about your waist line--Crypto Lists are always fat free.




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