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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
February 2013
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. L.P. OJL KQC KHFXQC ENNATNLB VK LNA TNLB JLNHBS
2. ROGUO PADZUG XR IWWRL LRKUZ AZ FRKYIX
3. PXMASR-QMU PTXSMZ QBJMXYDM DBLJKWDK, LYQBYAZ SMQMJXYDM
4. RSOPW ELIA HDOR DT DNDXGTF WST JLW EDAQGNLWP
5. OLP KLSRP DTC NSRPSN HLSAC WPLOPT GT JDAA, RSOOLWQPWR RDU

 

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SETTING - XLVII
KEY - SUPERBOWL
HAT - NEWORLEANS
 
MATRIX -
  5  2 10  7  8  4  3  1  6  9
  N  E  W  O  R  L  E  A  N  S
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  S  U  P  E  R  B  O  W  L  A
  C  D  F  G  H  I  J  K  M  N
  Q  T  V  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   W K U D T O J B I Z S C Q L M E G X R H Y A N P F V
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 C1   X R H Y A N P F V W K U D T O J B I Z S C Q L M E G
 C2   L M E G X R H Y A N P F V W K U D T O J B I Z S C Q
 C3   V W K U D T O J B I Z S C Q L M E G X R H Y A N P F
 C4   I Z S C Q L M E G X R H Y A N P F V W K U D T O J B
 C5   I Z S C Q L M E G X R H Y A N P F V W K U D T O J B
 
1. N.J. MEN SAY SUBWAY FOOTLONG IS NOT LONG ENOUGH
1. L.P. OJL KQC KHFXQC ENNATNLB VK LNA TNLB JLNHBS
 
2. ORDER SIGNED TO ALLOW WOMEN IN COMBAT
2. ROGUO PADZUG XR IWWRL LRKUZ AZ FRKYIX
 
3. FRENCH-LED FORCES LIBERATE TIMBUKTU, MALIANS CELEBRATE
3. PXMASR-QMU PTXSMZ QBJMXYDM DBLJKWDK, LYQBYAZ SMQMJXYDM
 
4. SUPER BOWL CAPS AN AMAZING RUN FOR BALTIMORE
4. RSOPW ELIA HDOR DT DNDXGTF WST JLW EDAQGNLWP
 
5. POE HOUSE AND MUSEUM COULD REOPEN IN FALL, SUPPORTERS SAY
5. OLP KLSRP DTC NSRPSN HLSAC WPLOPT GT JDAA, RSOOLWQPWR RDU

 

 

 
 

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