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

 

July 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. RABHSZS GXAHC RTIR GODJL'R HDWOCR YDXJTCSL FI RCHDB RSTHGO
2. FVILK JDNVORWD'F FDWGVNH GDJBF IWJBNLDRW GILINB
3. MQGHW ZQGTR HWGTRHTMC MSOKTRG 'JFGT CWQUTG' FJ RHHROZTN
4. EJKQWAI BUU MPKL VB YKCM YKMVM K XWI MPKQBD
5. PYCNTE IN TERR VP WYDDECZ PVUURQ LYU DYVPZS AQ OZBDG 

--------------------------------------------------------------
Solution:
 
   supreme court says child's rights violated by strip search
1. RABHSZS GXAHC RTIR GODJL'R HDWOCR YDXJTCSL FI RCHDB RSTHGO
 
   south carolina's sanford faces uncertain future
2. FVILK JDNVORWD'F FDWGVNH GDJBF IWJBNLDRW GILINB
 
   north korea threatens nuclear 'fire shower' if attacked
3. MQGHW ZQGTR HWGTRHTMC MSOKTRG 'JFGT CWQUTG' FJ RHHROZTN
 
   leading off shaq to cavs casts a big shadow
4. EJKQWAI BUU MPKL VB YKCM YKMVM K XWI MPKQBD
 
   sanofi to fill us vaccine supply gap caused by merck
5. PYCNTE IN TERR VP WYDDECZ PVUURQ LYU DYVPZS AQ OZBDG
 
 
 
Substitution Block:
L E J S M R Z H P O B X F U N A K T V C Y G I W D Q
 
J S M R Z H P O B X F U N A K T V C Y G I W D Q L E
O B X F U N A K T V C Y G I W D Q L E J S M R Z H P
K T V C Y G I W D Q L E J S M R Z H P O B X F U N A
E J S M R Z H P O B X F U N A K T V C Y G I W D Q L
R Z H P O B X F U N A K T V C Y G I W D Q L E J S M
^ Setting =   JOKER
 
 
Key Block:
W  I  S E C R A C K E R   Hat = WISECRACKER
11 6 10 4 2 8 1 3 7 5 9
 
Q  U I  P S T E R A B C   Key = QUIPSTER
D  F G  H J K L M N O V
W  X Y  Z
 Reading UP the Key Block

 
 

Email: contactus@thephoenixsociety.org

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