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March 2010 HEADLINE PUZZLE - by Dave Smith

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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. ABDCQQ SGEZ WCLCK'Z BILNAU NVUQNNT
2. DTCRO'D ERDGXV XOND AMRDMBXVM CMRP JXKG CRVBTV VMEMPD
3. NPRRKH NPEEKE LJXK PS LPJSX ERJRDN
4. YSBRLIWA-WMCGLJTE BTRBLB, RZTGKSZLW W 'QJSNLZQ KTZWMT'
5. PDTY QLIIO JW ODWLED EJ XLOO RJSO STII OJJW 

 

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Solution:
 
   recall dims japan's export outlook
1. ABDCQQ SGEZ WCLCK'Z BILNAU NVUQNNT
 
   sudan's bashir inks ceasefire deal with darfur rebels
2. DTCRO'D ERDGXV XOND AMRDMBXVM CMRP JXKG CRVBTV VMEMPD
 
   miller misses gate in giant slalom
3. NPRRKH NPEEKE LJXK PS LPJSX ERJRDN
 
   hospital-acquired sepsis, pneumonia a 'growing menace'
4. YSBRLIWA-WMCGLJTE BTRBLB, RZTGKSZLW W 'QJSNLZQ KTZWMT'
 
   reid calls on senate to pass jobs bill soon 
5. PDTY QLIIO JW ODWLED EJ XLOO RJSO STII OJJW 
 
 
 
Substitution Block:
B D Q I K W R F S Y G T M A P Z O H U E C L X N J V
 
F S Y G T M A P Z O H U E C L X N J V B D Q I K W R
E C L X N J V B D Q I K W R F S Y G T M A P Z O H U
T M A P Z O H U E C L X N J V B D Q I K W R F S Y G
U E C L X N J V B D Q I K W R F S Y G T M A P Z O H
S Y G T M A P Z O H U E C L X N J V B D Q I K W R F
^ Setting =   FETUS
 
 
Key Block:
P L A C E N T A   Hat = PLACENTA
7 5 1 3 4 6 8 2
 
E M B R Y O N I   Key = EMBRYONIC
C A D F G H J K
L P Q S T U V W
X Z

 
 

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