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Complementary Letters



The hidden DNA message in "The Oz Contradictioanry: Part 2" in the May issue, EVOLVE BY LOVE, was decoded by modeling an alphabet: anti-alphabet array after the anti-parallel structure of the double helix to dictate 26 base pairs, i.e., the complementary letter bigrams az by ex dw ev fu gt hs ir jq kp lo mn nm ol pk qj ri sh tg uf ve wd xc yb ca. Tandemly combining some of these yielded the above message, plus three other phrases nicely relevant to the adjoining polyanagram poem "Biodiversity". Can you find these? They involve two new words plus the above (see Answers and Solutions at the end of the issue).