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cryptic

, cryptical
Zoology (of the coloration of animals) tending to conceal by disguising or camouflaging the shape

cryptic

Secret. See cryptography and cryptanalysis.
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"The thought of that device, coupled with some other puzzles I had seen, led to me starting work on the Cryptical.
The first set kicked off with a jubilant "Dancin' in the Streets" followed by the disco groove of "Shakedown Street." Overall the show featured a good mix of singalong classics and extended jams, from the crowd-pleading "Casey Jones" and "Sugar Magnolia" to the awesomely rendered "Jack Straw" (I got my wish!) and the dark "Cryptical Envelopment."
Making a benevolent contribution to Telmex shareholders, attempts were made to contact such schools as Centro de Idiomas y Diversificados, Jet Teaching, Lanser de Mexico, Centro Internacional de Idiomas y Maestros Asociados, Centro Linguistico de Ingles, Idiomas Empresariales Marva, and even the cryptical Col Nal de Este Inv de Med or the sinister Distribuidora de Sapiens, only to find out these numbers don't exist.