noun. A kind of issue occasionally utilized in studies of resolving problems, wherein a brief joke or quote is encrypted so that alphabetic letters are arbitrarily rendered to supplement each other. The involved party has to figure out the letter correlations utilized in the encryption, and thereby decrypt the message.

CRYPTOGRAM: "Cryptograms range in difficulty, but none are easy."
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