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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
November 2011
By Bob Bogart
 

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The following are all headlines from recent daily newspapers.  Each of the five is a different letter-for-letter substitution.  All five are derived from the same mixed alphabet at different settings against itself.
 
1.  OFQCFKM MW AYHMTQ WTDHTZPX MR QTWTHZ
2.  ROCMIQM WZQOARMQ GXMZCGXN XZO XGW QRXSI VAQIAV
3.  WGONDHP RHDDK QDVW OA KQDHO ANN ESEK
4.  JQNAL, USNRL, USQFYA WTOL JLNDWEQSA HQANJD CTPNLJUL FNPW QUUKCI UTRCA
5.  FGMIAL RSZIBSL WTQEV FAHOSE PQWT WTESS TIBSEL QX LSEQSL KHBS
 

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SETTING - HOUSE
KEY - RANCH
HAT - BLUECHEESE
 
MATRIX -
 1  8 10  3  2  7  4  5  9  6
 B  L  U  E  C  H  E  E  S  E
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 R  A  N  C  H  B  D  E  F  G
 I  J  K  L  M  O  P  Q  S  T
 U  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   R I U H M Y C L X D P E Q G T B O Z A J V F S N K W
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 C1   H M Y C L X D P E Q G T B O Z A J V F S N K W R I U
 C2   O Z A J V F S N K W R I U H M Y C L X D P E Q G T B
 C3   U H M Y C L X D P E Q G T B O Z A J V F S N K W R I
 C4   S N K W R I U H M Y C L X D P E Q G T B O Z A J V F
 C5   E Q G T B O Z A J V F S N K W R I U H M Y C L X D P
 
 
1.  GADHAFI IS BURIED SECRETLY IN DESERT
1.  OFQCFKM MW AYHMTQ WTDHTZPX MR QTWTHZ
 
2.  PROTEST DISRUPTS NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
2.  ROCMIQM WZQOARMQ GXMZCGXN XZO XGW QRXSI VAQIAV
 
3.  NETFLIX KILLS PLAN TO SPLIT OFF DVDS
3.  WGONDHP RHDDK QDVW OA KQDHO ANN ESEK
 
4.  NOISE, CRIME, CROWDS HAVE NEIGHBORS LOSING PATIENCE WITH OCCUPY CAMPS
4.  JQNAL, USNRL, USQFYA WTOL JLNDWEQSA HQANJD CTPNLJUL FNPW QUUKCI UTRCA
 
5.  PUJOLS BECOMES THIRD PLAYER WITH THREE HOMERS IN SERIES GAME
5.  FGMIAL RSZIBSL WTQEV FAHOSE PQWT WTESS TIBSEL QX LSEQSL KHBS


 
 

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