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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
April 2012
By Bob Bogart
 

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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
APRIL 2012
By Bob Bogart
 
The following are NOT 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. CWG VJGCMONN GSEWT QIOOCD PJZTQW JFWCQ SE COSDSTS
2. VOXZKVOD LMQNXKDKEZL JLBKKD ZVXMKWPLRJ ODD-WOQ UZVWRMEOMXRV
3. OVKIFNRVEO KRWYL YVIWGYVB VKI AVBBOKP'L OIHF-V-LEOIHF OZFWCWI
4. TBFNK IYGOMVNX PYO IMKFBFMLNX LY LNVVYVBXLX; MZ-RMNFM FNGMKFX MOYZYPE
5. FQRUHGCC'B FXJPGBG QCUXQHGW BAKU FAPWQJPB ANGE 2,000 FXQEQFWGEB 

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SETTING - WRONG
KEY - INEXACT
HAT - INACCURATE
 
MATRIX -
 6  7  1  3  4 10  8  2  9  5
 I  N  A  C  C  U  R  A  T  E
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 I  N  E  X  A  C  T  B  D  F
 G  H  J  K  L  M  O  P  Q  R
 S  U  V  W  Y  Z
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   E J V B P X K W A L Y F R I G S N H U T O D Q C M Z
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 C1   W A L Y F R I G S N H U T O D Q C M Z E J V B P X K
 C2   R I G S N H U T O D Q C M Z E J V B P X K W A L Y F
 C3   O D Q C M Z E J V B P X K W A L Y F R I G S N H U T
 C4   N H U T O D Q C M Z E J V B P X K W A L Y F R I G S
 C5   G S N H U T O D Q C M Z E J V B P X K W A L Y F R I
 
 
1. NEW DOWNHILL WATER SKIING COURSE OPENS AT NIAGARA
1. CWG VJGCMONN GSEWT QIOOCD PJZTQW JFWCQ SE COSDSTS
 
2. NATIONAL CRYPTOLOGIC SCHOOL INTRODUCES ALL-DAY KINDERGARTEN
2. VOXZKVOD LMQNXKDKEZL JLBKKD ZVXMKWPLRJ ODD-WOQ UZVWRMEOMXRV
 
3. EARTHQUAKE RUINS NATIONAL ART GALLERY'S ETCH-A-SKETCH EXHIBIT
3. OVKIFNRVEO KRWYL YVIWGYVB VKI AVBBOKP'L OIHF-V-LEOIHF OZFWCWI
 
4. BIDEN COMPARES GOP CANDIDATES TO TERRORISTS; AL-QAEDA DEMANDS APOLOGY
4. TBFNK IYGOMVNX PYO IMKFBFMLNX LY LNVVYVBXLX; MZ-RMNFM FNGMKFX MOYZYPE
 
5. CAMPBELL'S CHINESE ALPHABET SOUP CONTAINS OVER 2,000 CHARACTERS
5. FQRUHGCC'B FXJPGBG QCUXQHGW BAKU FAPWQJPB ANGE 2,000 FXQEQFWGEB

 
 

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