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Wash Your Hands!

A cache by lmt000 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/29/2020
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Now that the Coronavirus pandemic has spread throughout the world the experts are asking us to wash our hands more frequently and to practice social distancing in order to keep the spread of germs to a minimum. There have been quite a few Geocaches published recently on this matter so I figured I might as well join them. I hope you enjoy this puzzle and that all of you out there are in good health



Using only the letters in the word GERMS, place one letter in each square so that no two identical letters are in the same row horizontally, vertically, or diagonally - not even a short diagonal. You are not creating words here - just finding places to input all letters of the word GERMS that satisfies the rules of the puzzle.

Input the sequence of 25 letters starting from row 1 through row 5 into Certitude to check your answer and for additional clues on how to derive the final coordinates


You can validate your puzzle solution with certitude.


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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[Hide] zntargvp

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)