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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
March 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. TWQMKAWT MBWJL MKTF JLGBCT HXC IXYG DGOOT
2. WRNYEIM CSDP NS UYSZN SU WRIM RN FRJNSZR
3. TKYHOLNZM UORZ EZOG OXONLMU TPAZSOUUOTRM
4. WO EWRO WO SQSI EPCTEUI, JITIECGX EAWPO MFZI GAQPE
5. CZGYEW GQDAHMQ CWEJJHJK YZ MPY YZ SHAQ OEFG E IQQV
 

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SETTING - BENCH
KEY - PRAYING
HAT - PRIEDIEU
 
MATRIX -
  6  7  4  2  1  5  3  8
  P  R  I  E  D  I  E  U 
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  P  R  A  Y  I  N  G  B
  C  D  E  F  H  J  K  L
  M  O  Q  S  T  U  V  W
  X  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   I H T Y F S G K V A E Q N J U P C M X R D O Z B L W
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 C1   B L W I H T Y F S G K V A E Q N J U P C M X R D O Z
 C2   E Q N J U P C M X R D O Z B L W I H T Y F S G K V A
 C3   N J U P C M X R D O Z B L W I H T Y F S G K V A E Q
 C4   C M X R D O Z B L W I H T Y F S G K V A E Q N J U P
 C5   H T Y F S G K V A E Q N J U P C M X R D O Z B L W I
 
1. STUDENTS DITCH DESK CHAIRS FOR YOGA BALLS
1. TWQMKAWT MBWJL MKTF JLGBCT HXC IXYG DGOOT
 
2. PATRICK GOES TO FRONT OF PACK AT DAYTONA
2. WRNYEIM CSDP NS UYSZN SU WRIM RN FRJNSZR
 
3. COMPANIES TAKE LEAD AGAINST CYBERATTACKS
3. TKYHOLNZM UORZ EZOG OXONLMU TPAZSOUUOTRM
 
4. AS DAYS AS POPE DWINDLE, BENEDICT DRAWS HUGE CROWD
4. WO EWRO WO SQSI EPCTEUI, JITIECGX EAWPO MFZI GAQPE
 
5. POSTAL SERVICE PLANNING TO CUT TO FIVE DAYS A WEEK
5. CZGYEW GQDAHMQ CWEJJHJK YZ MPY YZ SHAQ OEFG E IQQV 

 

 
 

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