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Circle 'Round Mystery Cache

Hidden : 09/09/2008
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:


This cache is not at the posted coordinates!

To find this cache, you will first have to solve the following circular crossword.

In this unusual crossword puzzle, each clue has an 8-letter answer which you write clockwise around one central space. For example, the first word would be written clockwise in the 8 empty spaces surrounding the space marked 1. It is up to you to determine the correct starting position.


CLUES
   1. Backtracks.
   2. Tempters.
   3. Lemons, oranges, etc.
   4. Goes in again.
   5. Speech givers.
   6. Eccentrics.
   7. Santa's team.
   8. Replier.
   9. Traffic circles.
 
                           
     1       2       3     
                           
     4       5       6     
                           
     7       8       9     
                           

Once you have solved the above puzzle, substitute the correct numbers into the cache coordinates using the guidelines below. If none of the guidelines apply, substitute a 0 for that position.

N 42*06.abc
W 088*00.def

a is the number below the letter R.
b is the number above the letter T.
c is the number following the letter D.
d is the number above the letter I.
e is the number below the letter S.
f is the number following the letter O.

Finally, add the number below the letter C to both ‘abc’ and ‘def’.

Be sure to visit two other playground caches that are just a short walk away: Cookie Factory and Kid's Corporate Ladder.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pnpur pbagnvare vf n ynetr cvyy obggyr gung pna ubyq fbzr fznyy vgrzf.

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)