This is the backstory of a new puzzle book by the GCHQ, the British Government Communications Head Quarters, where they spy on and decrypt foreign intelligence. “The Queen once said that we are a nation of puzzle solvers, and she was right.”
Last year I helped the CAF put on a one-day puzzle hunt around downtown Chicago. This year they’re expanding the game to to be several weeks long, and all around the city. I had nothing to do with the event this year, which means I get to play.
In honor of the playoffs, here’s a baseball puzzle. Name a professional baseball team. Swap the first two letters and — phonetically — you’ll end up with the name of a different pro baseball team. Which two teams are these?
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