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1

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

WhispersLexicon of Cryptology, 1943

2

Where did Jericho work before the war?

Kings, Cambridge

3

When is Enigma set?

Feb-43

4

How long has Jericho been away when he returns in Feb 43?

Three years

5

What was Jericho's discipline at Kings?

Mathematics

6

Which club in Cambridge is now a British Restaurant?

Pitt

7

Which garden is growing potatoes and onions?

St Johns

8

Porter at Kings?

Kite

9

Bedder at Kings?

Dorothy Saxmundham

10

Who takes food to Jericho from the kitchens at Kings?

Oliver Bickerdyke

11

Where was Jericho living in Bletchley before his breakdown?

White Hart InnShenley Church End

12

How old does Kite reckon Jericho is?

26

13

Who was Jericho's tutor at Kings?

Alan Turing

14

Turing's book

On Computable Numbers

15

Jericho's first year research

Riemann's theory of prime numbers

16

Turing's teddy bear

Porgy

17

Jericho recruited by ...

FJ Attwood - professor of ancient history, dean of college

18

What languages does Jericho speak?

German

19

What story from Herodotus does Attwood tell Jericho?

Histiaeus (tattooed message to Aristagoras at Miletus on scalp)

20

Crypta

Greek for hidden

21

Other codes quoted by Attwood

Polybius' squareCaesar's letter to Cicero

22

Perfume Jericho buys Claire Romilly

Ashes of Roses by Bourjois

23

Which book does Jericho hide his notes in?

Complete Sherlock Holmes

24

What does Jericho but The Times for?

Crossword

25

What game problems does Jericho solve?

Chess

26

Nervos belli, pecuniam infinitam

The sinews of war, unlimited money - Cicero

27

How much older than Jericho is Guy Logie?

Ten years

28

Sports Logie has a Blue in

Rugby and hockey

29

Logie's companion

Mr Leveret

30

Which hut is Logie the acting head of?

Hut 8

31

Recently deceased cryptographer

Dilly Knox GMC

32

The "six little fishes"

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

33

German name for Shark

Triton - son of Poseidon (twisted seashell)

34

What makes Shark so difficult?

Fourth rotor

35

When did Shark come into service?

Feb 1st 1942

36

Head of Naval Section at Bletchley

Sir Leonard Skynner OBE

37

Sailors who captured the code books

Fasson and Grazier

38

U-Boat the code books were taken from

U459 - Eastern Med

39

Names of the two code book

Short Signal BookShort Weather Cipher

40

Machines used to help break Enigma

Bombes

41

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

Akelei

42

What car does the deputy director have?

Rover

43

What hut does Claire work in?

Hut 3

44

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

Cryptogram

45

Codes reviewed by Jericho during journey

Book of Ballymote (Irish)Pope Sylvester IIHildegard of BingenAlberti's cipher diskCardinal Richelieu's grilles

46

Who built Bletchley Park

Sir Herbert Samuel Leon (friend of Lloyd George's)

47

Puck's real name

Adam Pukowski - Polish

48

Builder of first bombe

Marian Rejewski

49

Two kinds of radio networks

Circle and Star

50

What name does Turin give the redesigned bombe?

Agnes

51

Name of cinema in Bletchley

County Cinema

52

Films showing

The Navy Comes ThroughSomewhere I'll Find You

53

Official name of Bletchley Park

Government Communications Headquarters

54

US Navy Liaison Officer

Lt Kramer

55

Where is Turin?

America

56

Who gave Puck his nickname?

Pinker, the shakespearean

57

Jericho's new landlady

Mrs Ethel Armstrong - Commercial guesthouse, Albion Street

58

Radio station call sign JDU

Kiel

59

Radio station call sign KYU

Wilhelmshaven

60

Messages enciphered the reciphered

Kisses - XX

61

Hut 8's resident Marxist

Baxter

62

New transmitter at ...

Magdeburg - 2,000 mile, 145 foot range

63

GH Hardy's famous ...

... apology

64

Inventor of the Enigma machine

Arthur Scherbius - killed by runaway horse, 1929

65

Kriegsmarine weather station

Bay of Biscay

66

Attwood's poem ...

"The Kraken sleepeth" - Tennyson

67

Recently deceased author

Virginia Woolf - suicide

68

What are they eating ..?

Whale meat

69

Whose interpretation of Hamlet?

Gielgud

70

Tune whistled by sentry

We'll Gather Lilacs In The Spring Again

71

Hut 6

German army and Luftwaffe

72

Hut 3

Hut 6 decrypts are translated and dispatched

73

Duty Officer in Hut 3

Colonel Coker

74

Where had Baxter been a lecturer?

LSE

75

Skynner's eyebrows reminds Tom of ....

Morse code symbol for M

76

Mr Wigram works for ...

Cabinet Office

77

Map colours ...

Yellow: MerchantmentGreen: WarshipsBlack triangles: U-Boats

78

Photos on wall in meeting room

King George VI and Admiral Donitz

79

Naval officer with the eye-patch

Lt Cave

80

Convoys

SC-122 from New York HX-229 from New York - Powdered MilkHX-229A from New York117 ships1m tons9,000 crew1,000 passengers

81

U-Boats

Gruppe RaubgrafGruppe NeulandGruppe Westmark46 boats

82

Nickname for U-Boats

Hearses

83

Escort

7 Destroyers9 Corvettes3 Frigates

84

How long was the last blackout on Shark?

Ten months

85

What is the ashtray made of

six inch shell casing

86

Skynner's briefcase

G VI R and royal crest

87

Where was Jericho's father wounded?

Ypres

88

Jericho Sr's occupation

Mathematician

89

Kramer's brother

Merchant Marine - Liberty ships

90

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

Pinch

91

Bletchley lies on which rail crossroads?

London-Scotland, Oxford-Cambridge

92

How old is Ethel Armstrong?

50

93

What did Ethel Armstrong's husband die of?

Heart attack

94

How many stories is the Commercial Guesthouse?

4

95

How many people in Bletchley?

7000

96

How much does Ethel Armstrong charge?

38s per week

97

Ethel Armstrong's savings

�1,000 war bonds

98

Jericho's books

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

99

Jericho's etching

King's College chapel

100

Paper in Jericho's possession

Times, 23-12-42, Crossword filled in, Claire's number - 2712815

101

Ethel Armstrong's neighbour

Mrs Scratchwood

102

Month's rent in advance?

�7, 6s

103

Bath

Once a week, five inches of water

104

Which train did Jericho meet Claire on?

1506 from Euston

105

Where in London is BP run from?

SIS HQ, Office block near Broadway, St James

106

What reward did the codebreakers get for breaking Shark?

�100

107

Crossword clue: German town partly in French disagreement with Hamelin

Ratisbon

108

Crossword clue: Fill up ten

Plentiful

109

Crossword clue: Morning snack as far as it goes

Ambit

110

Two more guests at Commercial Guesthouse

Miss Jobey and Mr Bonnyman

111

Where is Claire's cottage?

Shenley Brook End

112

Claire's housemate

Hester Wallace

113

Where does Hester work?

Hut 6

114

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

Under a flowerpot

115

Where does Claire's "father" work?

Foreign office

116

What is the Bletchley Park Music Society performing?

Bach's Musical OfferingFrederick the GreatRICERCAR - To seek

117

Second week's concert

Chopin

118

Who does Jericho swap shift with to go to the Bach concert?

Arthur de Brooke

119

Third week's concert

Schumann

120

Dinner following the Schumann

Steak and Kidney, Jam roly-poly. British Restaurant

121

Fourth date - film

In Which We Serve - Noel Coward

122

German Primer in Hester's room

Ableman

123

The Rhine Is Somewhat Longer Than ...

... the Elbe

124

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

Under the floorboards

125

Call sign on Claire's intercepts

ADU

126

Constellations in the sky when Jericho cycles back from Claire's

Orion, Procyon, Hydra

127

"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

128

What German word in Turing's paper does Claire use?

Entschwidungsproblem

129

Which U-Boat is attacked 300 miles off St Paul's Rock, causing Donitz to tighten security

U-459

130

What does Jericho buy with his �100?

A ring - "not my style"

131

Where does Jericho hide the intercepts?

Behind the print of Kings

132

Decrypting machines ...

Type X

133

Hut 3

German and Luftwaffe decoding

134

Who does Jericho say he's looking for in Hut 3?

Dr Weitzman - Chess player, Queen's Gambit Declined

135

What does Jericho as Wietzman for?

Kriegsnachrichten Fur Seefahrern - War Notices for Marines

136

Which university had Weitzman been a philologist at?

Heidleberg

137

Fluchttiefe

Evasion Depth

138

Where does Claire work within Hut 3

German Book Room

139

Who is in charge of the German Book Room?

Miss Monk

140

Where does Claire's "father" live?

27 Stanhope Gardens, Kensington

141

Name of Claire's "father"

Edward

142

How are decrypts prioritised in Hut 3?

Zs - 1 to 5, 5 being the highest

143

Church in Bletchley

St Mary's

144

Graves in St Mary's churchyard

Ebenezer Slade, Mary Watson

145

Hester: Is it heresy to call ...

St Paul as ass?

146

Where had Hester been a teacher before the war?

Dorset

147

Hester's quarterly newsletter?

Jane Austen Society

148

ADU ...

Angels Dance Upwards

149

Name of admiral ...

Trowbridge

150

What crib was used to break into Shark previously?

Announcement of Donitz's promotion

151

Where are all the pinches kept?

Black Museum

152

In charge of BP ...

Commander Travis

153

Name of trawler raided for rotors, etc

Krebs

154

Name of weather ship raided for weather code

Munchen

155

Head of Hester's section

Miles Mermagen

156

Where had Mermagen worked before the war?

Barclays Bank

157

Claire's fur ...

Silver Fox

158

Magazine in Claire's room

Tatler

159

German priority code ...

E-bar

160

Which department does Edward Romilly work in at the FO?

German Desk

161

Tune playing in pub

Londonderry air

162

Jericho's visitor at Commercial Guesthouse

Douglas Wigram

163

What's been stolen from the Home Guard amoury?

Smith and Wesson .38

164

Edward Romilly's postings

Bucharest, Berlin, Washington

165

Who has Puck lost?

Father, brother

166

Which writer is still at King's?

EM Forster

167

"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

168

Claire's gowns

Worth of London

169

Newspaper running crossword competition Hester enters

Telegraph

170

Person who alerts Hester to crossword competition

Angela Smallbone

171

Where was Hester's prep school?

Beaminster, Dorset - near Lyme Regis

172

Hester's usual subject

Divinity (also English, Latin, Greek)

173

Prize money for crossword competition

�20

174

Presenter of winners cheque in crossword competition

Lord Camrose

175

Luftwaffe codes

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

176

Wehrmacht codes

BirdsChaffinch and Phoenix - AfricaKestrel and Vulture - Russian Front

177

Weather codes

VegetablesGarlic, Onion, Celery - All to Hut 10

178

Other codes

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

179

Charts Hester has to fill in

Blists or Hankies

180

Code for Misc Trivia

Titicaca

181

Railway shed seen from Jericho's window?

London Midland & Scottish Railway

182

Tomb Hester arranges to meet Jericho by

Lord Grey de Wilton

183

Royal arms over the north door of the church

Queen Anne

184

What is ADU the call sign of?

Nachrichten Regimenter 537 - Motorised German Army Signals unit

185

Where are ADU's signals picked up from?

Beaumanor intercept station, Leicestershire

186

Where is ADU based?

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

187

Which key were the ADU messages transmitted in?

Vulture - Russian Front

188

"That he is slow to anger is better than the mighty ..."

Proverbs 16, 32

189

Hester's brother

George

190

Where are Roosevelt and Churchill shown in the photograph from Life?

Casablanca

191

Prototype four wheel bombes using ...

Gas-filled triode valves - GTUC thyatrons

192

Codename of four wheel bombes

Cobra

193

All electronic "super-bombe"?

Colossus

194

Car Jericho borrows to go to Beaumanor

Kramer's Austin

195

Where do Jericho and Hester stop to change on the way to Beaumanor

Charnwood Forest

196

Commander of WOYG Beaumanor

Major Heaviside

197

Configurations at Beaumanor

Rhombic and Beveridge, Dipoles and quadrahedrons

198

Sets used at Beaumanor

HROsHallicrafter 28 SkyridersAmerican AR-88s

199

German army codes for Russia

Vulture, Kite and KestralSmelt in Ukraine

200

Figurehead found at Beaumanor

Cornwallis

201

CPQ Call sign

Army High Command in Berlin

202

TGD callsign

Gestapo

203

What book was Jericho reading when the messages in question were being picked up?

Sherlock Holmes

204

The three settings for an Enigma machine

Wheel order, ring setting, cross plugging

205

Book Attwood is reading in Hut 8 waiting for U-Boat messages

Dilly Knox's edition of the mimes of Herodas

206

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

Henry IV, Part 1 (Skynner)

207

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

30

208

How many U-Boats needed to produce 30 contact reports

8 or 9

209

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

Strip

210

Commander of U-653

Gerhard Feiler

211

Patrol of which U-653 is part of initially

Ritter

212

New patrol line for U-653

Raubgraf (Robber Baron)

213

Name of man lost overboard by U-653

Leutnant Laudon + four ratings

214

U-653 crewmember who spots cigarette being lit

Heinz Theen

215

Name of escorting destroyer hunting the U-Boats

Mansfield

216

Operetta being performed by Bletchley Park Music Society

Die Fledermaus

217

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

Donald Cordingley

218

What does Jericho take to get through the night?

Benzedrine

219

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

Bottle of Scotch

220

Name of pub on the Buckingham Road

Eight Bells

221

Mr Bonneyman

Post Office worker - servicing Bombes.Dorking

222

Nuthatch code

Berlin-Vienna-Belgrade Army admin

223

Osprey code

Organisation Todt

224

How many rotors in a bombe

108 - 36 Enigma machines running in parallel

225

Source of Enigma machine Jericho uses in the Black Museum

Sidi Bou Zid - Afrika Korps

226

Maker of Enigma machine

Chiffreirmachine GesellschaftHeimsoeth und RinkeBerlin-Wilmersdorf, Uhlandstrasse 138

227

What does Wigram ask Hester to identify?

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

228

How many buildings near the clay pit?

11

229

Where have the Germans found human remains?

Katyn forest north of Dnieper Castle, near Smolensk

230

Name of Oberst sending reports from Katyn

Lachman

231

Pistol cartridges at Katyn found stamped with ...

GECO D

232

Where were prisoners brought to Katyn forest from?

Kozielsk Detention Camp

233

How many shot at Katyn?

10,000 - five layers of corpses

234

Where are Puck's digs?

Alma Terrace

235

Talk at the Bletchley Working Men's Club

Co-Operative Society presents Councillor A E Braithwaite: The Soviet Economy, Its Lessons For Us

236

Where is the train Puck's on heading for?

Liverpool

237

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

Kingsthorpe, north of Northampton

238

Who has the stolen Smith and Wesson?

Puck

239

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

Plaintext

240

Who does Hester arrange a memorial service for at St Mary's?

Claire Alexandra Romilly

241

Music at memorial service

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

242

Passage read by Hester at memorial service

"Behold I tell you a mystery" - I Corinthians, 15, 51-55

243

Hymn at memorial service

447 - The Day Thou Gavest Lord Is Ended

244

Location of hospital where Jericho is held after being shot

Northampton

245

What does Jericho read in hospital?

Agatha Christie

246

Which fictitious code does Jericho solve in hospital?

Abe Slaney's Dancing Men - Sherlock Holmes

247

Jericho's visitors in hopsital

Logie and Wigram

248

Miss Monk's reading at Claire's memorial

Say Not The Struggle Naught Availeth - Arthur Hugh Clough

249

Where was the Polish Cipher Bureau

Pyry

250

Puck's Portuguese contact

Rogerio Raposo

251

Which City did Churchill allow to be bombed despite warnings

Coventry

252

How was Puck going to get to Berlin?

U-Boat off the coast of Ireland - Donegal

253

Raposa's flat

Gloucester Road

254

Polish Minister of National Defence

Lt-Gen Marjan Kukiel

255

When did the real Claire Romilly die?

1929, aged 6 - Meningitis

256

Three qualities of a mathematical proof

Inevitability, unexpectedness, economy