Matthew Parker's Decoder #2010-12

Trying to figure out what the message in the grid was from the December 2010 issue of Clubhouse? Just go round-and-round to figure it out! Here it is again:

How It Works:
Sure, it might look like a bunch of random letters, but it’s really a spiral code! To solve it, start in the top, left corner and read clockwise—spiraling inward until you’ve reached the end. Unneeded boxes at the end of the code are filled with X’s. Got it?


The Jones & Parker Detective Agency must solve the Case of the Malted Milkball Falcon!

Spirals are patterns that show God’s design just about everywhere. You see them on shells, in whirlpools—even our galaxy is a spiral! Can you think of other places you’ve seen a spiral?

Look for another secret message next month!

Copyright © 2010 by Christopher Maselli. Used by permission. Illustration © Gary Locke.