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Cryptogram 06

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 06
1. X X X Y X X X X X X What made him famous? His using so many words to tell
the neighbours that no man had blinded his single eye?
2. U X X X X X X If you listen well, you'll hear at once for whom the epic
of the Trojan horse was sung in Scheria's brazen hall
3. X X L X X X X Dancing to her namesake Caribbean rhythm was furthest
from her when she had to let go her beloved from her isle
4. X I X X X X When these sea-nymphs raised their voices, a roll-call was
the thing to do, provided there was anyone left aboard
5. C X X X X Caught in a jam in Piccadilly, she observed the conditions
which would turn men into swine
6. X X U X X X X X While the C.I.A. man was taking a sauna, in strolled this
brave little princess with a wagonload of laundry
7. X O X X X X X X X A tribe named by its sustenance, while it kept the lot of
them on a vague plane of subsistence
8. P X X X X X X X Resolve to withstand her suitors' pleas sailed her weavingly
through the score of years her husband roamed the seas

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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