A O E A O T F L A T O A _

R R A C O A O M R Y Y E _

Fill in the missing two letters.


Please explain why, in the context you have discovered, these are the only two possible answers and there is no room for doubt.

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    $\begingroup$ Hi, if you down vote please explain so that I can improve the question. Feedback is always welcome. Thanks. $\endgroup$ – chasly - supports Monica Aug 16 '15 at 9:29
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    $\begingroup$ I'm not the downvoter, but maybe the downvoter doesn't like the fact that you just put 2 cryptograms into a puzzle, without a story or any hints to get a clue how (or with what cipher) to decrypt it. (Although I don't know yet if this puzzle is more of a cryptogram or a letter-sequence that hasn't got a decrypted text) $\endgroup$ – user14478 Aug 16 '15 at 9:46
  • $\begingroup$ Apologies - I have been trying to find the best tags. I removed cryptogram and added letters. I think I have the right ones now. $\endgroup$ – chasly - supports Monica Aug 16 '15 at 11:55
  • $\begingroup$ Is it the same rule for both strings or do they each have their own pattern? $\endgroup$ – Engineer Toast Aug 16 '15 at 12:02
  • $\begingroup$ @EngineerToast - There is only one pattern and both strings fit into it. $\endgroup$ – chasly - supports Monica Aug 16 '15 at 12:14

The answer is




And the reason is ...

Each letter is the last letter of the NATO phonetic alphabet, in order. So we have alphA, bravO, charliE, deltA etc. The missing letters are for Mike and Zulu

  • $\begingroup$ Yes, that is the perfect answer. $\endgroup$ – chasly - supports Monica Aug 16 '15 at 17:15
  • $\begingroup$ @chaslyfromUK Nice one! $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor Aug 16 '15 at 17:32

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