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Stapleton's Puzzle Cache

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Hidden : 1/4/2016
Difficulty:
4 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

A mystery cache involving history, resource management, and old-school spy techniques. 


This is a puzzle cache. The cache is not at the listed coordinates, however there is a physical component you will need to locate or use at each stage.

Stapleton is home to myriad locations of social and historical import, but you will be focused on only two of them for this cache. You will start in Historic Tappen Park and end in the Stapleton Branch of the New York Public Library, one of the original Carnegie libraries.

This is a field puzzle, using physical components that are provided for you on site. While this cache was placed with permission from the library staff, stealth is still a must.

Stapleton Library Hours:
Monday: 10AM-7PM
Tuesday:12PM-8PM
Wednesday: 10AM-7PM
Thursday: 10AM-7PM
Friday: 10AM-5PM
Saturday: 10AM-5PM
Sunday: Closed

Please note that while Stage 1 is accessible at all times, the remaining portions of this puzzle will only be available during the library's operational hours.

FTF: ukipiper
STF: nessieboombatz
TTF: shiebelicious

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgntr 1: Purpx bhg bhe uvfgbel, onpx gb sebag! Fgntr 2: Zntargvp. Chmmyr: Gur Qrjrl Qrpvzny flfgrz vf njrfbzr!

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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