These are errors which are known or suspected in The Mammoth Book of Secret Code Puzzles (also known as The Mammoth Book of Secret Codes and Cryptograms). Some errors were caused by trouble with the typesetting process, and some were simply missed while the book was being edited. Apologies are offered for any confusion.
Much thanks to Susie Slick for uncovering the following two errors:
Page 89, Easy puzzle #69 is a "Challenging" cipher which was accidentally kept in the "Easy" section.
Page 115, Easy puzzle #93, had an error in the ciphertext. The correct ciphertext is:
Wbrj C lrfair a Iusgrtrrq, C was tkho, rafb tcir C oqrw iy swkqo, C sbkuho fkjscorq jkt wbat C gchhro, lut wbat C ahhkwro tk hcvr. O'Aqtaejaj. Tbr Iaj cj tbr Cqkj Iasg.
- Page 548, Easy #294 (cipher on page 348): The quote "Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then you do something else. The trick is the doing something else," was incorrectly attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. The correct source is Tom Peters, co-author of In Search of Excellence.
Certain charts or diagrams are difficult to read in some versions of the book:
Kryptos Part 3 Key
The table should look like this:
A better image of the disk is available at the artist's website: Deniart: Phaistos
For better images of the Kryptos sculpture, please see: The Kryptos page
Page created: March 12, 2006
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