CRYPTOGRAM

SUPPLY AND DEMAND

In 1943, the chairman of International Business Machines Corp., which manufactured typewriters, tabulators and time recorders, was asked his opinion of the potential market for a new device called the electronic computer.

His response became a legend of underestimation.

To see his response and his name, decode them by substituting letters. You have to figure out the code yourself, but here's one hint:

G = E

'P   L X P B E   L X G N G

P M   F   K W N J Y

C F N E G L   S W N   C F R D G

S P O G   U W C I H L G N M.'


'_   _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _

_ _   _   _ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _

_ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.'


'L X W C F M   K F L M W B

'_ _ _ _ _ _   _ _ _ _ _ _


For the answers, go to www.gcn.com and click on Crossword/Puzzle.

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