Original 340 Cipher
The 4 QuadrantsCut ‘Instructions’
Cut ‘instructions’ result still showing the 4 quadrants
Keyword plaintext is ‘thing’ and the ‘g’ plaintext is to be placed above the cipher ‘X’…6 lines up and 6 lines over in the lower left quadrant
The cipher type: straight substitution homophonic- just like the 480 cipher- with the modifications shown above.
The Patsy: ‘fon’
Who it implicates: Kane (?) is teasing the reader with the name Xenophon Anthony: A-TON-O-I, FON, fohoni-Tonei! Was he disappointed with the work of his accomplice after the Stine murder? Perhaps setting him up to take the fall? Both men lived to a ripe old age, ironically