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Sherlock 5 - If you eliminate the impossible...

Hidden : 10/27/2001
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: not chosen (not chosen)

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Geocache Description:

The fifth in the Sherlock multi-virtual cache series set in London.

A box of Watson’s memorabilia of Sherlock Holmes has been stolen from his club in Piccadilly. A note left at the scene of the crime tells you that the booty is hidden at the following co-ordinates -

North AB CD.Q(N-Q)E
West HJ GK.P(M-F)E

To turn the letters to numbers, you have to visit a series of London locations suggested by the thief (is the evil Moriarty playing with you?). The virtual caches are independent of each other, so you can visit them in any order. It is possible to complete this in one day, and to do so, we suggest you follow the caches in ascending numerical order to save yourself journey time and costs. However, each cache is chosen to be in an interesting, and hopefully slightly less well-known, area of London - so you may prefer to explore the area around each of them. Bring a guide book!


Cache 5 – If you eliminate the impossible what remains, however unlikely, is the truth.

I always call on Inspector Lestrade here before embarking on a mission. There’s something about the symmetry of the windows that keeps my mind clear.

Have a good look at the building...
C = the number of arched windows

And new drains were installed in abcd, and
N = b

To claim this as a find, please post (NOT EMAIL as it fills my inbox) a photo of EACH person logging with your GPSr at the location (WITHOUT REVEALING ANY OF THE ANSWERS) AND using the below answers, send a blank email to Cabcd@howeasy.org (eg 91963@howeasy.org). Make sure you include your caching name (eg rodz) as the subject of the mail or your log may be deleted. You will receive a confirmation email (remember to check your spam folder too) almost instantly if your answers are correct, at which time you may log your find.

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Arnerfg ghor vf Punevat Pebff. Gur ohvyqvat va dhrfgvba vf gur bar jvgu Terng Fpbgynaq Lneq FJ1 ba vg.

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)



 

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