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May 2011 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. RXHYBEHCV YJAHM YRHJNY VU GXUIEY BC DHTHCB GJRBVJA.
2. QFVFRI VFAAFV VFTCGJEAO RGXX BGRSA EA HSYVAF WFVEFW.
3. TCNRZN, EQRRU, BWNIVA RNIQRVBUO YNE FUMQRV.
4. IVAAVXWCAUBBA ABCOJ TQRPA SCTTJQRZ, YVIQTJ FQNTURXU.
5. VPR YDPX VPRO LIPPK QVJN. XCBQ BLPRQ VPRO HRQ LRH QVJN?

 

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Solution:
 
   president saleh speaks to crowds in yemeni capital.
1. RXHYBEHCV YJAHM YRHJNY VU GXUIEY BC DHTHCB GJRBVJA.
 
   jeremy renner replacing matt damon in bourne series.
2. QFVFRI VFAAFV VFTCGJEAO RGXX BGRSA EA HSYVAF WFVEFW.
 
   luongo, rinne, thomas nominated for vezina.
3. TCNRZN, EQRRU, BWNIVA RNIQRVBUO YNE FUMQRV.
 
   massachusetts study links bullying, family violence.
4. IVAAVXWCAUBBA ABCOJ TQRPA SCTTJQRZ, YVIQTJ FQNTURXU.
 
   you know your blood type. what about your gut bug type?
5. VPR YDPX VPRO LIPPK QVJN. XCBQ BLPRQ VPRO HRQ LRH QVJN?
 
 
Substitution Block:
D B H P T X K L C J Q U Y I E F M R V Z N A G O S W
 
E F M R V Z N A G O S W D B H P T X K L C J Q U Y I
B H P T X K L C J Q U Y I E F M R V Z N A G O S W D
O S W D B H P T X K L C J Q U Y I E F M R V Z N A G
O S W D B H P T X K L C J Q U Y I E F M R V Z N A G
K L C J Q U Y I E F M R V Z N A G O S W D B H P T X
^ Setting =   EBOOK
 
 
Key Block:
N O O K   Hat = NOOK
2 3 4 1
 
K I N D   Key = KINDLE
L E A B
C F G H
J M O P
Q R S T
U V W X
Y Z

 
 

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