Edited 2021-12-25 to add: The prize offer expires after 2022-02-28

Because I missed Thursday, here’s a bonus installment. It’s a series of five #cryptopuzzles. Increasingly difficult, so I suggest trying them in order.

#cryptopuzzles

1

Whfg n yvggyr pelcgb punyyratr, n snveyl fvzcyr bar. Vs nabgure bar fubhyq fubj hc, lbh zvtug jnag gb znxr n abgr bs tvenssr.

Vs lbh jnag gb fubj zr lbh unir fbyirq guvf lbh pna ercyl whfg bar jbeq: fgenjoreevrf

2

Gpr, st dsa AFLAJH zpv njcx rmmeq. Birt, khjd huv’k gjy etg vaxnix. Kiyuys rqbe ymmy, byay het jv wtwokl fn uftkz niym e vmecnq, aga zn zxi gb khj mmmpvsy qibmcs wnknb lp zsxot Nowqh Cii Osj. E rwmeqd Kkzdas hmvpvr sfqkl RDKLZD ers gfwkl fn utpejzux xyhakiyzxowe asi GUTLMSFV zzrnxusyqkits.

Xu ayob dsa aflajh zpzs tsi xmgld trrg fnj bsxl moqzqovfux.

3

VXAFXAFXXAFFDAAVFAVAFAGAGAAFGAGFGFAVFAVF
FFFFAGXVDAFFGGXFFVXDAFFFVFAXVGAVFFFDAGFV
VDAAFDVVGDVXFFFGXDAGAAGVGFFVGAAFGAAAFGXV
VXFAGXVGFXFVGAVAFVGAFXGAFAVDFAGGVVAFGDXX
XAAGXFAVADADADXDGAXXAGAFFFAAFDVXFVGAFDVV
XFGADDAFGGGFVAADGFFFDXDFFGDXFFDFFDDXVFAA
AVDXDXXAFDFFFAXAFAXDXFDVAGVGXAAADFVXAAFG
DFXADAADAFDFGGDDXDDFGXFXDDXVAGADXADDDDAV
GVDAFFXDDVGXXFGDGAVAXGGXDDADVGGVXXFXDDVX
GGVGGFFFAAGGFFGVGAFFAGDGXAAGFXVFVXGVGFAV
FFAFFXDADDXDDXAGAVXAAAAFGADADAXFAVVVAAFG
FFFFAGAFAFAGVFAFDGAVFVAAVFDVGXFGFFVAAVVG
AGFFAFAVXFFFXGFDAGAFVDGAXFAXGXGGFVXAXXFF
VAAVFAAAAAVAADFVXFDDVAADAFFXDFFFVVAAFFFF
DVGVAFVXDAXFGFVFGVFFDAAFDAAFGFDFFAGAVGAD
ADDXAFXFXXADXAAADFAAXXDFDGDFDFFXFVFAGAAF
XGAFFFDAXXFXVDVDDGAVXVAGAGGXFFXFAXDAVXXA
AAADDAXFDXAAVXGFAFGXAAAAADXDGXGXVXXVFVAX
FDGAAGFFVDAAGDFVAVADGAXXAXAVFGADAAGAGDFF
VAGAXFFVVVDVFDFAFVAGAFDXFVXDAVAADGXVFXVF
FFFGFFAFFAXVFFAXVGVVGVFFAXFGVVXFFVXAAFFF
GAFAGAAAFAVFGXFFFFFFFGGAFFAAXG

4

TNQADUKCPCYSCLAOCQYTPCILSUKCPKZXMTCTSIDQ
YGNVQFNVMPXZPTYTANDFORKCDGKMTGEKLIPOCKSP
BTAEITKBDTRZFOPALBFOSIKPDZTXPTSPDNZASUND
TWOUNDFCNVPAMHABUICFPNPOTITYDNORKCGKSTUD
LBFOYGSISIADMTUBDSCPKHLBYODBSXZBSULDSWTG
ZADQOWUCQWBUDWOYTUGOCUQDNLYGSXSIADTWOUMY
ABUBOPYGOSKCUBFQNPIQKCUSCLTHYOPOFQTUKUCA
RYCZCPLEUKQBOCUKSHFOBSZOYTCLIYKCNPEASMYM
QMITLFQUPNDQAEFQIMTGSIOGDASHTWOUOTOSNTIN
XZPTTNQAAESIHTPOBUKUOVPOOVPOBZMTEBNWNPOH
CV

5

TBYUGCGHVTVJLKBVPNYDNALWQSKLRKNDPHPXXFFO
MIXLQUWYMZYTRBNAUWKKOKDPCRLJVPDMWHOJAVTA
SQQRXWSRRWDUWUPZJYKTEONQZHMBBDDELRZBQURW
YVMSIMOWXXSWHUULOWUFEYYYZUZNVSLWHLXRSLFN
YIRZEZXGEHFRDAMVXSZVRBSPEVXSILXFDXCMBEEO
VRBQQBFIZFQPBNLLAVRFFQURWTYAKIBSQHAYZUBY
EJBYONCSWGMYFQLIUPXRKMMGDDFQQHCZTOOJHXQY
IWZBVDLLDTDAGVHABMKAOCGYJSQVDIFTYJTPLDUI
NWTCKHLFPQBDTJDTVSXONKHSKDSHCCXABHFWBGLK
RJXYJLQOGVSYOGTWGNSEXJOOLGBBMUMQKBBTKYYQ
PJUXKPOTPZOYNIWRTUQIAOUMIDLMYSMZRYZANKLQ
PPEOCYFYLSEUYSOGJCROYEKSDKHTOKAQHTSMGMMI
IFJIYQCYDGWAKWEWVJSKDEGKNCZKOAQHNLBJHFUL
ZUMQFYGIDFOUAUGWSGUSTHNFVQGJVZTFOWZEPJJS
URDUOQZEGKXUDAJLJCJHIZWELHFAUXUEERMUNDXH
UGDQTMRUSFFUDGIIYFAQEGDSJYAZGAAUHMTEKWFD
NBWPDNVEYNJYKLRRWWKNKWJFPETQTSHOUDOICPUC
HXEPSQCCUXGUFOXXVXKAOHKTFUIHMLXKGBPHRRZQ
ZWPEGLWSLTQNTUEWKIUACMBIORYURBQKZJCTCQAC
DLUWAIJDVHBVUSVNLOXJMRALBBBTJKQRBXKX