Phoenix Society, Inc.



Home

News

Events Calendar

Puzzles

Bulletin Board

Membership Forms

Community

Links

Contact Us

Chapters
Hours:
10 am-2 PM Mon-Fri
except holidays

 

June 2007 HEADLINE PUZZLE - by Dave Smith

Comments or questions on Headline Puzzles should be directed to photon@cryptogram.org

 
The following are headlines from recent news reports.
All five are encrypted with the same mixed alphabet at
different settings against itself. Find each headline and
the three key words (SETTING, KEY and HAT).

1. ADAS, MZD'OS VSCCWJV G ASPP -- GC NGP-RGOC
2. UCNHBFB IQQNUNVEF BYKIE XBHBQNKF IQ AF ZBEVKNIHF
3. HRCC, YCVZ, CTQKZN KXYZU VRUWN KCCVC NY T.L. NVKX
4. HBBN JZOXYH DJTUD ‘AWH’ GSBE ORU GCP DQJOOUS
5. LNVOXN UVFB KAZHBG IPBZ KI FBENL

 

Solution -

   dude, you're getting a dell -- at wal-mart
1. ADAS, MZD'OS VSCCWJV G ASPP -- GC NGP-RGOC

   chinese officials extol benefits of us relations
2. UCNHBFB IQQNUNVEF BYKIE XBHBQNKF IQ AF ZBEVKNIHF

   kidd, oden, durant among eight added to u.s. team
3. HRCC, YCVZ, CTQKZN KXYZU VRUWN KCCVC NY T.L. NVKX

   good acting saves ‘bug’ from the fly swatter
4. HBBN JZOXYH DJTUD ‘AWH’ GSBE ORU GCP DQJOOUS

   giambi case turned over to selig
5. LNVOXN UVFB KAZHBG IPBZ KI FBENL

Substitution Block:
L F R N K V B M W C G S Y I T A E Q Z H D P X O J U

P X O J U L F R N K V B M W C G S Y I T A E Q Z H D
E Q Z H D P X O J U L F R N K V B M W C G S Y I T A
A E Q Z H D P X O J U L F R N K V B M W C G S Y I T
C G S Y I T A E Q Z H D P X O J U L F R N K V B M W
E Q Z H D P X O J U L F R N K V B M W C G S Y I T A
^ Setting = PEACE

Key Block:
T R A N Q U I L Hat = TRANQUIL
7 6 1 4 5 8 2 3

H A L C Y O N B Key = HALCYON
D E F G I J K M
P Q R S T U V W
X Z

 
 

Email: contactus@thephoenixsociety.org

Phoenix Society, Inc. - PO Box 64 - Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0064