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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
February 2012
By Bob Bogart
 

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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
FEBRUARY 2012
By Bob Bogart
 
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.  TDUMFKF ZBDMQ OGKGQT UBOGZF DTF BC NUT QMHZIGXN
2.  XTFY TF TVV? IUAPH DM T YTC KUL YQTY
3.  XRHBIPE HRSQBIRC MRR S USA KSQQ, AHPWC BZ
4.  POJPSOC'D VNWW RENCOD EWFK RCODCP ZWJR IPA OTFXTPQRCP
5.  PHQHM OFHRFM JHZIT TFXRGXN HMHJ QMBBUT QB TQHJGOGYF TWMGH 

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SETTING - DAVID
KEY - RUDOLPH
HAT - JEFFERSON
 
MATRIX -
 5  1  3  4  2  8  9  7  6
 J  E  F  F  E  R  S  O  N
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 R  U  D  O  L  P  H  A  B
 C  E  F  G  I  J  K  M  N
 Q  S  T  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   U E S L I W D F T O G V R C Q B N A M Z P J X H K Y
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 C1   D F T O G V R C Q B N A M Z P J X H K Y U E S L I W
 C2   A M Z P J X H K Y U E S L I W D F T O G V R C Q B N
 C3   V R C Q B N A M Z P J X H K Y U E S L I W D F T O G
 C4   I W D F T O G V R C Q B N A M Z P J X H K Y U E S L
 C5   F T O G V R C Q B N A M Z P J X H K Y U E S L I W
 
 
1.  SUPREME COURT LIMITS POLICE USE OF GPS TRACKING
1.  TDUMFKF ZBDMQ OGKGQT UBOGZF DTF BC NUT QMHZIGXN
 
2.  WANT AN APP? COULD BE A TAX FOR THAT
2.  XTFY TF TVV? IUAPH DM T YTC KUL YQTY
 
3.  VERIZON REALIZES FEE A BAD CALL, DROPS IT
3.  XRHBIPE HRSQBIRC MRR S USA KSQQ, AHPWC BZ
 
4.  NWANKWO'S FREE THROWS HELP TOWSON BEAT UNC WILMINGTON
4.  POJPSOC'D VNWW RENCOD EWFK RCODCP ZWJR IPA OTFXTPQRCP
 
5.  QATAR LEADER BACKS SENDING ARAB TROOPS TO STABILIZE SYRIA
5.  PHQHM OFHRFM JHZIT TFXRGXN HMHJ QMBBUT QB TQHJGOGYF TWMGH


 
 

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