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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
July 2012
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.  ZR Y AYAM RYGZBRYT YPPAMII, DEMMR BUUMAI WMA GWYRSI
2.  AYS'D ZPOXY BNYPOW: OK OK-OK ZKB TPVQRF
3.  RXOWE PENHIB IHBTXUP TMES MPMXUBD TWQJWD QMGB
4.  OHTX OMTPE, ETVGOPR BGVQQMY VB YVEMTH HAPTMTX
5.  IFXEJT PR ALE KWEB-HRRI LIX RE BFIX' XGRVX

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SETTING - ROUTE
KEY - CHANGE
HAT - RECALCULATING
 
MATRIX -
 11  5  3  1  8  4 13  9  2 12  7 10  6 
  R  E  C  A  L  C  U  L  A  T  I  N  G
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  C  H  A  N  G  E  B  D  F  I  J  K  L
  M  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   N Q F V A P E S H O L Z J X G R D U K Y C M I W B T
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 C1   R D U K Y C M I W B T N Q F V A P E S H O L Z J X G
 C2   O L Z J X G R D U K Y C M I W B T N Q F V A P E S H
 C3   U K Y C M I W B T N Q F V A P E S H O L Z J X G R D
 C4   T N Q F V A P E S H O L Z J X G R D U K Y C M I W B
 C5   E S H O L Z J X G R D U K Y C M I W B T N Q F V A P
 
1. IN A RARE NATIONAL ADDRESS, QUEEN OFFERS HER THANKS
1. ZR Y AYAM RYGZBRYT YPPAMII, DEMMR BUUMAI WMA GWYRSI
 
2. MLB'S FINAL RULING: NO NO-NO FOR DICKEY
2. AYS'D ZPOXY BNYPOW: OK OK-OK ZKB TPVQRF
 
3. BIKER GROUPS PUSHING HARD AGAINST HELMET LAWS
3. RXOWE PENHIB IHBTXUP TMES MPMXUBD TWQJWD QMGB
 
4. LONG LINES, SNARLED TRAFFIC AT CASINO OPENING
4. OHTX OMTPE, ETVGOPR BGVQQMY VB YVEMTH HAPTMTX
 
5. DISNEY TO BAN JUNK-FOOD ADS ON KIDS' SHOWS
5. IFXEJT PR ALE KWEB-HRRI LIX RE BFIX' XGRVX

 


 
 

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