From day one, Kryptos has been a nearly impossible puzzle.  After almost 2 decades, what do we have?

What we have is the translated Morse Code and K1, K2, K3, the raised letters YAR and an extra L on the Tableau side.  We solved the sections of the copperplate by brute force.

Here is a list of the clues that are supposed to help us with the rest of Kryptos:

Digetaleeeinterpretatit
Tisyourposition
Eevirtuallyeeeeeeeinvisible
Eeshadoweeforceseeeee
Lucideeememorye
Sos
Rq
BETWEEN SUBTLE SHADING AND THE ABSENCE OF LIGHT LIES THE NUANCE OF IQLUSION
IT WAS TOTALLY INVISIBLE HOWS THAT POSSIBLE ? THEY USED THE EARTHS MAGNETIC FIELD X THE INFORMATION WAS GATHERED AND TRANSMITTED UNDERGRUUND TO AN UNKNOWN LOCATION X DOES LANGLEY KNOW ABOUT THIS ? THEY SHOULD ITS BURIED OUT THERE SOMEWHERE X WHO KNOWS THE EXACT LOCATION ? ONLY WW THIS WAS HIS LAST MESSAGE X THIRTY EIGHT DEGREES FIFTY SEVEN MINUTES SIX POINT FIVE SECONDS NORTH SEVENTY SEVEN DEGREES EIGHT MINUTES FORTY FOUR SECONDS WEST X LAYER TWO
SLOWLY DESPARATLY SLOWLY THE REMAINS OF PASSAGE DEBRIS THAT ENCUMBERED THE LOWER PART OF THE DOORWAY WAS REMOVED WITH TREMBLING HANDS I MADE A TINY BREACH IN THE UPPER LEFT HAND CORNER AND THEN WIDENING THE HOLE A LITTLE I INSERTED THE CANDLE AND PEERED IN THE HOT AIR ESCAPING FROM THE CHAMBER CAUSED THE FLAME TO FLICKER BUT PRESENTLY DETAILS OF THE ROOM WITHIN EMERGED FROM THE MIST X CAN YOU SEE ANYTHING Q?
Palimpsest
Abscissa

I don’t see anything useful.  In point of fact, after reading these, most people would think they were meaningless gibberish.  I can think of two reasons the translated bits say what they do: they were a bit of artsy-fartsy by Sanborn or are meant to help us solve the rest.

Aside from my fascination with a secret message hidden in the Morse code phrases, I see nothing in the “easy” part of Kryptos suggesting how to tackle the rest at least in the way that we know they are meant to be solved.  I don’t see anything in the first three sections of the copperplate that would help at all with the later sections.

I see a whole buttload of random crap that we can twist in a million-billion ways to suggest some solution or other to K4.

Of course, if everything is significant then nothing is.

Kryptosfan

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