Cryptoquip Answer for 05/23/2018

XMNQTERC ANMDVNT XMHDHXHJU DAED DQRCJ DP JKMQEC VMPU KQMJPR DP KQMJPR: HRVQXDHOQ HROQXDHOQ.

TODAY’S CLUE: X = C

ANSWER: CRUEL AND HURTFUL CRITICISM THAT TENDS TO SPREAD FROM PERSON TO PERSON: INFECTIVE INVECTIVE.