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Cryptogram 01

Updated: Sunday, November 5th, 2000

Hello, Cryptophile!

Still possessing a vestigial knowledge of ancient myths?
Then, apply your cunning to our cryptic descriptions in the boxes below:
One letter given and each X representing one other letter.
Having reached the right conclusions you'll read an ancient name
in the column marked with red.

CRYPTON 01
1. X X X X X X T X And how she ran, as if on wings, reaping the apples of gold.
Her name resembles the Ocean's
2. X X X X A S It's an ill wind that blows nobody any good.
This gale sounds rather boring
3. X X X X X U X Definitely not a forerunner of the Ivy League, though he seems
to have wallowed in this sort of foliage anything but soberly
4. X X X X X X R Merely by raising his voice, he has made quite a name
for himself
5. X X X X X X X X E X The Deuce! When he cast his lots with his Greek twin brother,
many a blank they both drew
6. X X X X X X S X X X In his bed you wouldn't rest for any stretch of time,
not even for a tasty crust for breakfast
7. X X X E X X His stables were infamous but for their filthyness,
in German eyes in particular
8. X X X X X U X This Prince never lost either his marbles or his thread,
when exploring a maze

How to solve this cryptogram puzzle? ..... First, read all the items together, ... then use the 'Index' to gather available information, finally, use your knowledge of Greek and of myth and all of your imagination ... the sound of words, anagrams, wordplay, puns ...

Did you find the solution? The full name in the marked column?
Great !!!

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