Mystery Cache

It Begins At The Strangers' Gate

A cache by childofatom Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/25/2007
In New York, United States
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Listed coordinates are for the "Strangers' Gate." One of 20 gated entrances to Central Park. Each gate was named by Olmsted and Vaux, the park's designers, for the type of person they anticipated entering the park from that area. The cache is not there, but is a short walk away.

The Strangers' Gate, one of the best names in NYC. I wonder who they were expecting here? I do know that if there was a faerie market in the city it would be here, but like anything that comes from a faerie market this puzzle may not be what it first appears.

Everything that you need to solve the puzzle is on this page somewhere, just remember: It doesn't begin at the beginning, it begins at The Strangers' Gate.

R1G2 A3S2 T3R1 T3R2 T4T1
T5E2 R2G1 A3S2 T4T1 T3T1
T5T5 E1T3 E1R1 T5T1 E1A1
R1T5 T1E1 A1B1 T4I2 T4A3
B1T4 I2T4 A3E1 N2T1 T4T4
R1G2 I2T4 B1T4 I2T4 A3E1
A1E1 N2T1 T4T4 R1G2 R1E1
A1B1 T4I2 T4A3 E1N2 T1T4
T4R1 G2I2 T4T4 G2A2 N2E1

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[Puzzle] Rirelguvat pbhagf
[Cache]Ybbx ng gur fcbvyre cubgb. Lbh ner ybbxvat sbe n snxr ebpx. Ybbx gurer. Abegu bs gur perrx.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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