While excavating the site of an abandoned mid-
Zeta and Ro made a number of extraordinary claims for the engraving, including an extraterrestrial origin, a negative radio-
Our own radio-
While the odd false color (indicating internal temperatures ranging from 44.4°F to 44.4°C) makes the “aliens” explanation seem a bit more plausible, it seems there is a pattern here. If you can figure out what it is, you could win a
valuable SpecGram magnet! Send in your solution by April 15, 2013. Winners will be announced and the solution provided in the upcoming May issue.
A couple of additional notes: (1) It seems likely that some of the pieces may have been jostled in the fall; sorry about that. (2) Our AutoGrammatikon™ AI, M.A.Y.N.A.R.D., claims she has a solution, and that she might start providing better translations if enough solutions are sent in; please help!
|GREEN COG||=||EGGCORN||+ E|
|E +||GNAT CON||=||COGNATE||+ N|
|N +||RIOT WIG||=||WRITING||+ O|
|O +||TINY MAN||=||ANTONYM||+ I|
|I +||VEX ASPS||=||PASSIVE||+ X|
|X +||COP FIST||=||POSTFIX||+ C|
|C +||ORAL PRO||=||CORPORA||+ L|
|L +||ACED IT||=||DIALECT|
The solution to last month’s Move-
Three winners will receive a SpecGram magnet of their choosing:
Adam Hesterberg • Berit Johannsen • Moritz Rathgeber
Two additional puzzle-
dreaded prestigious Honorable Mention:
Tanjam Jacobson • Siva Kalyan
Thanks to all our participants, and congratulations to the winners!