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 2009 HEADLINE PUZZLE - by Dave Smith

Comments or questions on Headline Puzzles should be directed to headline.puzzles@verizon.net

 

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. ELJWFI OQJHZE WXKQ NFQQV JNKMWUNJ
2. TD'F MCGFLXASF AS OAIFHQG'F YXSKSHGF FLKZZ VGIBGI
3. EFYEVFOT ETFPXVEBFT FEGK LOVEY WBCCYK TIEJKQEYG
4. VZSIODTXYCH WF SZDFHT: SVFJZ MFIV XYHZ FV YSFDFPTNZ WF XTY
5. ZIZFJ? CFAKZRM TKRMTW MLWRW DLS WRALJB QFCR FJ QGL BZNW

Solution:
 
   scribd morphs into ebook retailer
1. ELJWFI OQJHZE WXKQ NFQQV JNKMWUNJ
 
   vw's questions on porsche's finances stall merger
2. TD'F MCGFLXASF AS OAIFHQG'F YXSKSHGF FLKZZ VGIBGI
 
   atlantis astronauts take final hubble spacewalk
3. EFYEVFOT ETFPXVEBFT FEGK LOVEY WBCCYK TIEJKQEYG
 
   republicans to pelosi: prove your case or apologize to cia
4. VZSIODTXYCH WF SZDFHT: SVFJZ MFIV XYHZ FV YSFDFPTNZ WF XTY
 
   again? michael phelps loses for second time in two days
5. ZIZFJ? CFAKZRM TKRMTW MLWRW DLS WRALJB QFCR FJ QGL BZNW
 
 
 
Substitution Block:
P G Q F O B M Y A J V R K W T I U D L X C N Z E H S
 
H S P G Q F O B M Y A J V R K W T I U D L X C N Z E
O B M Y A J V R K W T I U D L X C N Z E H S P G Q F
I U D L X C N Z E H S P G Q F O B M Y A J V R K W T
S P G Q F O B M Y A J V R K W T I U D L X C N Z E H
T I U D L X C N Z E H S P G Q F O B M Y A J V R K W
^ Setting =   HOIST
 
 
Key Block:
E X P L O S I V E   Hat = EXPLOSIVE
1 9 6 4 5 7 3 8 2
 
P E T A R D B C F   Key = PETARD
G H I J K L M N O Q S U V W X Y Z

 

 
 

Email: contactus@thephoenixsociety.org

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