# Two Parts, Three Lines, Five Words

## The Puzzle

Property reserved indisputably. Mystery expecting.

Nearly unbelievable! Most buzzwords excluded ruthlessly! So?

Ass subs cons, cost leg.

## OP's Words

This puzzle may be too vague, or perhaps not. Hints would be given when needed.

• rot13(Gur npebfgvpf fcryy Cevzr Ahzoref NFPVV rqvg:NFFPY ohg V'z abg fher jung qb jvgu vg :))
– Zoir
Sep 11, 2019 at 15:54
• @Zoir Not NFPVV ... Sep 11, 2019 at 15:55
• @Zoir Yeah, I noticed the same thing, but the last part doesn't quite work... I'm not sure how to parse it or what to do with it.
– Deusovi
Sep 11, 2019 at 15:55
• @Deusovi The last part is rot13(svir jbeqf zvffvat 'HZR' sebz gur raq - NFFHZR, FHOFHZR, PBAFHZR, PBFGHZR, YRTHZR...) - but again, not sure where that leads just yet...
– Stiv
Sep 11, 2019 at 15:57
• @Stiv That could be worth posting as an answer, since it's surely not a coincidence. Considering the numerical values of the new letters might (?) be the connection with the hint you found. Sep 11, 2019 at 16:12

## 1 Answer

After encouragement to post by others in comments, perhaps this is the answer you're looking for?

Property reserved indisputably. Mystery expecting.
Nearly unbelievable! Most buzzwords excluded ruthlessly! So?

These first two lines are:

An acrostic, spelling PRIME NUMBERS.

Ass subs cons, cost leg.

These five words:

Can all be followed by 'UMES' to make new words: ASSUMES, SUBSUMES, CONSUMES, COSTUMES and LEGUMES.

Furthermore:

Considering the positions of the letters U, M, E and S as they appear in the word 'NUMBERS' we are looking at the letters in the prime number positions: 2, 3, 5 and 7, thereby fulfilling the acrostic.

• Then, in that case, the five words could be followed by 'UMES' as well, Couldn't they? Sep 11, 2019 at 17:20
• @Quark-epoch That would be much clearer to explain, wouldn't it! Will edt for clarity...
– Stiv
Sep 11, 2019 at 17:22