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"Sounds made by enemy wireless transmitter immediately before it begins to broadcast a coded message"

WhispersLexicon of Cryptology, 1943

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Where did Jericho work before the war?

Kings, Cambridge

3

When is Enigma set?

Feb-43

4

What was Jericho's discipline at Kings?

Mathematics

5

Porter at Kings?

Kite

6

Bedder at Kings?

Dorothy Saxmundham

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Where was Jericho living in Bletchley before his breakdown?

White Hart InnShenley Church End

8

Who was Jericho's tutor at Kings?

Alan Turing

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Turing's book

On Computable Numbers

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Jericho's first year research

Riemann's theory of prime numbers

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Turing's teddy bear

Porgy

12

Jericho recruited by ...

FJ Attwood - professor of ancient history, dean of college

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What languages does Jericho speak?

German

14

Perfume Jericho buys Claire Romilly

Ashes of Roses by Bourjois

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Which hut is Logie the acting head of?

Hut 8

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Recently deceased cryptographer

Dilly Knox GMC

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The "six little fishes"

Shark, Limpet, Dolphin, Oyster, Porpoise, WinkleGreatest of these is Shark - U-Boat code

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German name for Shark

Triton - son of Poseidon (twisted seashell)

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What makes Shark so difficult?

Fourth rotor

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Head of Naval Section at Bletchley

Sir Leonard Skynner OBE

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Names of the two code book

Short Signal BookShort Weather Cipher

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Machines used to help break Enigma

Bombes

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What word do the Germans transmit to indicate a change of codebook?

Akelei

24

What hut does Claire work in?

Hut 3

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"Message written in cipher or in some other secret form which requires a key for its meaning to be discovered"

Cryptogram

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Puck's real name

Adam Pukowski - Polish

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What name does Turin give the redesigned bombe?

Agnes

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US Navy Liaison Officer

Lt Kramer

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Jericho's new landlady

Mrs Ethel Armstrong - Commercial guesthouse, Albion Street

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Messages enciphered the reciphered

Kisses - XX

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Hut 8's resident Marxist

Baxter

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New transmitter at ...

Magdeburg - 2,000 mile, 145 foot range

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GH Hardy's famous ...

... apology

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Inventor of the Enigma machine

Arthur Scherbius - killed by runaway horse, 1929

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Attwood's poem ...

"The Kraken sleepeth" - Tennyson

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Recently deceased author

Virginia Woolf - suicide

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Whose interpretation of Hamlet?

Gielgud

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Hut 6

German army and Luftwaffe

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Hut 3

Hut 6 decrypts are translated and dispatched

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Duty Officer in Hut 3

Colonel Coker

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Where had Baxter been a lecturer?

LSE

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Mr Wigram works for ...

Cabinet Office

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Photos on wall in meeting room

King George VI and Admiral Donitz

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Naval officer with the eye-patch

Lt Cave

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Nickname for U-Boats

Hearses

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"To steal enemy cryptographic material; any object stolen form the enemy that enhances the chances of breaking his codes or ciphers"

Pinch

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Jericho's books

Agatha ChristieTwo volumes of George Shoobridge GarrPrincipia MathematicaTuring's On Computable Numbers paperA Mathematician's Apology - GH Hardy

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Jericho's etching

King's College chapel

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Where in London is BP run from?

SIS HQ, Office block near Broadway, St James

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What reward did the codebreakers get for breaking Shark?

£100

51

Crossword clue: German town partly in French disagreement with Hamelin

Ratisbon

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Crossword clue: Fill up ten

Plentiful

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Crossword clue: Morning snack as far as it goes

Ambit

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Where is Claire's cottage?

Shenley Brook End

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Claire's housemate

Hester Wallace

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Where does Jericho get the key to Claire's cottage?

Under a flowerpot

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Where does Claire's "father" work?

Foreign office

58

What is the Bletchley Park Music Society performing?

Bach's Musical OfferingFrederick the GreatRICERCAR - To seek

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Fourth date - film

In Which We Serve - Noel Coward

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German Primer in Hester's room

Ableman

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Where does Jericho find the intercepts in Claire's room?

Under the floorboards

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Call sign on Claire's intercepts

ADU

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"The coincidence of two different cryptograms, each transmitted in a different cipher, yet each containing the same original plaintext, the solution of one thereby leading to the solution of the other"

Kiss

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What does Jericho buy with his £100?

A ring - "not my style"

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Decrypting machines ...

Type X

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Hut 3

German and Luftwaffe decoding

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Which university had Weitzman been a philologist at?

Heidleberg

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Where does Claire work within Hut 3

German Book Room

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Who is in charge of the German Book Room?

Miss Monk

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Where does Claire's "father" live?

27 Stanhope Gardens, Kensington

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Name of Claire's "father"

Edward

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How are decrypts prioritised in Hut 3?

Zs - 1 to 5, 5 being the highest

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Church in Bletchley

St Mary's

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Hester's quarterly newsletter?

Jane Austen Society

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ADU ...

Angels Dance Upwards

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Where are all the pinches kept?

Black Museum

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Name of trawler raided for rotors, etc

Krebs

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Name of weather ship raided for weather code

Munchen

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Head of Hester's section

Miles Mermagen

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Where had Mermagen worked before the war?

Barclays Bank

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German priority code ...

E-bar

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Jericho's visitor at Commercial Guesthouse

Douglas Wigram

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What's been stolen from the Home Guard amoury?

Smith and Wesson .38

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"A piece of evidence (usually a captured code book or a length of plaintext) which provides clues for the breaking of a cryptogram; without question, the crib is the single most essential tool of any cryptanalyst"

Crib

85

Claire's gowns

Worth of London

86

Newspaper running crossword competition Hester enters

Telegraph

87

Where was Hester's prep school?

Beaminster, Dorset - near Lyme Regis

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Hester's usual subject

Divinity (also English, Latin, Greek)

89

Prize money for crossword competition

£20

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Luftwaffe codes

Insects or flowersCockroach - Western fighters, FranceDragonfly - TunisLocust - SicilyFoxglove - Eastern FrontDaffodil - Western FrontNarcissus - Norway

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Wehrmacht codes

BirdsChaffinch and Phoenix - AfricaKestrel and Vulture - Russian Front

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Weather codes

VegetablesGarlic, Onion, Celery - All to Hut 10

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Other codes

Skunk - Fliegerkorps, Eastern FrontPorcupine - Ground Air Co-operation, Southern Russia

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Charts Hester has to fill in

Blists or Hankies

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Code for Misc Trivia

Titicaca

96

What is ADU the call sign of?

Nachrichten Regimenter 537 - Motorised German Army Signals unit

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Where are ADU's signals picked up from?

Beaumanor intercept station, Leicestershire

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Where is ADU based?

Smolensk, Army Group Centre under command of Field Marshall Gunther von Kluge

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Which key were the ADU messages transmitted in?

Vulture - Russian Front

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Codename of four wheel bombes

Cobra

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All electronic "super-bombe"?

Colossus

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Commander of WOYG Beaumanor

Major Heaviside

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German army codes for Russia

Vulture, Kite and KestralSmelt in Ukraine

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Figurehead found at Beaumanor

Cornwallis

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CPQ Call sign

Army High Command in Berlin

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TGD callsign

Gestapo

107

The three settings for an Enigma machine

Wheel order, ring setting, cross plugging

108

"Out of this nettle danger, may we pluck this flower, safety"

Henry IV, Part 1 (Skynner)

109

How many contact reports does Jericho say they'll need to rebuild the short code book?

30

110

"To remove one layer of encipherment from a cryptogram which has been subjected to the process of super-encipherment"

Strip

111

Name of escorting destroyer hunting the U-Boats

Mansfield

112

Operetta being performed by Bletchley Park Music Society

Die Fledermaus

113

Who had won third place in the crossword competition, and now worked in the Hut 6 machine room

Donald Cordingley

114

What does Skynner offer as a prize for the first man with a menu for the bombes?

Bottle of Scotch

115

Osprey code

Organisation Todt

116

How many rotors in a bombe

108 - 36 Enigma machines running in parallel

117

What does Wigram ask Hester to identify?

Claire's coat - "Hunters, Burlington Arcade"Shoes

118

Where have the Germans found human remains?

Katyn forest north of Dnieper Castle, near Smolensk

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Name of Oberst sending reports from Katyn

Lachman

120

Pistol cartridges at Katyn found stamped with ...

GECO D

121

Where are Puck's digs?

Alma Terrace

122

Where is the train Puck's on heading for?

Liverpool

123

Where are the points changed to catch Puck on the train?

Kingsthorpe, north of Northampton

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"The original intelligible text, as it was before encipherment, revealed after successful decoding or cryptanalysis"

Plaintext

125

Music at memorial service

Bach's Prelude and Fugue in E flat, Sanctus from Faure's Requiem

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Which fictitious code does Jericho solve in hospital?

Abe Slaney's Dancing Men - Sherlock Holmes

127

Puck's Portuguese contact

Rogerio Raposo

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How was Puck going to get to Berlin?

U-Boat off the coast of Ireland - Donegal

129

When did the real Claire Romilly die?

1929, aged 6 - Meningitis

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Three qualities of a mathematical proof

Inevitability, unexpectedness, economy