Meta-puzzle for Round 5
by Susan Glass
Monday the boss had a business dinner. The maitre d' seems to remember him. "Oh yes," he tells you, "He was here that night. Seemed to enjoy his food.
"I remember he had a table for two. He was talking talking with a business associate of some sort--a shady character, I can tell you. And he kept taking notes--well, we thought they were notes, but he left them behind and they turned out to be these puzzles. Also, on the back of the check, he wrote this..."
The answers are:
This breaks down into phrases which clue a set of letters:
When the letters are shaded in on the grid (clued by "shady
character") they form, in order: AN, TA, CI, DS. The answer is
boys: B D E G H J L N Q T V X Y
- Hawaiian consonants: H K L M N P W
- Flea rhymes: B C D E G P T V Z
- Initial dot (Morse code): A E F H I J L P R S U V W