Iron Mouth's QBOTM
Thought of the Day [E-mail edition]
January 9, 1998

On this date in espionage history...

1839:  The daguerrotype process is announced at the French Academy of Science.

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Crypto-quote of the Day [simple substitution,
from the pages of the QBOTM]:
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January 9 Crypto-quote:

"ZQ UQTX," QY UDTE DOE UVGOM XZ WDLY SY, DOE T HYDPTFYE QY'E RYYO UXDHXPYE ZGX ZW QTU XQZGMQXU RC XQY UZGOE ZW SC JZTLY. T RYMDO VZOEYHTOM TW QY AOYV UZSYXQTOM XQDX T ETEO'X: UZSYXQTOM DRZGX XQY KDOTL MZTOM ZO.

Answer to the January 8 Crypto-quote:

"The fault," Croder said icily, "is partly mine. I know your reputation. You're ready enough to do dangerous things, even foolhardy things; but you're not ready to do unpleasant things. When will you leam that in our trade a conscience is a luxury?" [17:133]

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Q-cubed (Q-uiller Q-uiz Q-uestion) of the Day
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---January 8 Q-cubed Answer---

Q:  By the time of TSS, how long had it been since Q had been in Moscow?

ANSWER:  Three years. [4:34]

---Q-cubed for January 9---

Q:  How many people are in the Leningrad cell?

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