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May 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. NKFDF YN GFUU LYEMMY: GNEO GPYB DM
2. EQUMH, GUFHCLBHUD HA XULSU
3. BNG HFJMKNNO AUFTL YN CNDPTFYM YBM GMK
4. WPYPO QPTQ FR XPQ MRIKGNRM LOMRG ORX VQGPRSV GLSRQ
5. JYUEZ NUCH GUTRJ JD BUVUJ YZHZWYPR DG UJH ICW 

 

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Solution:
 
   obama to wall street: work with me
1. NKFDF YN GFUU LYEMMY: GNEO GPYB DM
 
   qwest, centurytel to merge
2. EQUMH, GUFHCLBHUD HA XULSU
 
   how facebook plans to dominate the web
3. BNG HFJMKNNO AUFTL YN CNDPTFYM YBM GMK
 
   gazan says he was deported under new israeli rules
4. WPYPO QPTQ FR XPQ MRIKGNRM LOMRG ORX VQGPRSV GLSRQ
 
   tribe wins fight to limit research of its dna 
5. JYUEZ NUCH GUTRJ JD BUVUJ YZHZWYPR DG UJH ICW 
 
 
 
Substitution Block:
R H S Z E B L V M K U I D O X P C N W A J T G F Q Y
 
E B L V M K U I D O X P C N W A J T G F Q Y R H S Z
L V M K U I D O X P C N W A J T G F Q Y R H S Z E B
E B L V M K U I D O X P C N W A J T G F Q Y R H S Z
G F Q Y R H S Z E B L V M K U I D O X P C N W A J T
Y R H S Z E B L V M K U I D O X P C N W A J T G F Q
^ Setting =   ELEGY
 
 
Key Block:
E P I T A P H   Hat = EPITAPH
2 5 4 7 1 6 3
 
E P I G R A M   Key = EPIGRAM
B C D F H J K
L N O Q S T U
V W X Y Z

 
 

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