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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
October 2012
By Bob Bogart
 

Comments or questions on Headline Puzzles should be directed to headline.puzzles@verizon.net

 

 

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. ZSPPSCO CGMLIVX OA NSWWGU MGVVIVOAM
2. ACSKVSLNCSM CKVX, ATSGNGTLVM YNL LYV XCTG
3. DMFFI UNMXE EQUE, LOV WQTHO DUID MO FHSVUWHGHLED
4. AKCRML ULPTTR AYMWLMADRU ZRMHMCRZ ITY EZYMG YDMUZU
5. HXJRPYKZBF AKFN YGXIB BNPNJYAMNBNAF' HYPPF 

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SETTING - STUDY
KEY - DERMATOGLYPHICS
HAT - FINGERPRINTS
 
MATRIX -
  2  4  6  3  1  9  8 10  5  7 12 11 
  F  I  N  G  E  R  P  R  I  N  T  S 
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  D  E  R  M  A  T  O  G  L  Y  P  H
  I  C  S  B  F  J  K  N  Q  U  V  W
  X  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   A F D I X M B E C Z L Q R S Y U O K T J G N H W P V
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 C1   S Y U O K T J G N H W P V A F D I X M B E C Z L Q R
 C2   T J G N H W P V A F D I X M B E C Z L Q R S Y U O K
 C3   U O K T J G N H W P V A F D I X M B E C Z L Q R S Y
 C4   D I X M B E C Z L Q R S Y U O K T J G N H W P V A F
 C5   Y U O K T J G N H W P V A F D I X M B E C Z L Q R S
 
1. HAQQANI NETWORK IS CALLED TERRORIST
1. ZSPPSCO CGMLIVX OA NSWWGU MGVVIVOAM
 
2. CONVENTIONS OVER, CANDIDATES HIT THE ROAD
2. ACSKVSLNCSM CKVX, ATSGNGTLVM YNL LYV XCTG
 
3. SORRY ABOUT THAT, NFL CHIEF SAYS OF REPLACEMENTS
3. DMFFI UNMXE EQUE, LOV WQTHO DUID MO FHSVUWHGHLED
 
4. PUBLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPALS ELIGIBLE FOR MERIT RAISES
4. AKCRML ULPTTR AYMWLMADRU ZRMHMCRZ ITY EZYMG YDMUZU
 
5. COMPLAINTS RISE ABOUT TELEMARKETERS' CALLS
5. HXJRPYKZBF AKFN YGXIB BNPNJYAMNBNAF' HYPPF

 
 

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