Cryptoquip Answer for 12/18/2017

CWIIOC NOEGHYJ CHYJN XRHPR AKHY AWYPUHKYN HY URHYJN GHFO XENROCN EYZ ZCQOCN: GEWYZCQ JENFOUN.

TODAY’S CLUE:  C = R

ANSWER: RUBBER SEALING RINGS WHICH JOIN JUNCTIONS IN THINGS LIKE WASHERS AND DRYERS: LAUNDRY GASKETS.