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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
April 2013
By Bob Bogart
 
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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.  Please send solutions, questions and comments to the e-mail address above.
 
1. FZUOW LFWI URXO ZRMIRMS HOBDMI-RM-BDXXFMI, FN-PFRIF UJWMH UD NRMGOIRM
2. GET FVUVGFP DYV EZQYD DA AOG LAGQEVPPSVG
3. NFGGAPA FJ NUOZESUGY WFESY SNUU'Y 'NUIKFGEN 7' IF JFOH 'USPAGEN 8' NFSJAOASNA
4. DEQEGAUQY OATAUGY CASIUPFS KUY YANOAI YELIK YEZA
5. BYTTYHGUI JPSIPS HGLW NER, BPK PV FPAYJPR BPK NE


 

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SETTING - DAFFY
KEY - WHACKEDOUT
HAT - OFFTHEWALL
 
MATRIX -
  8  3  4  9  5  2 10  1  6  7
  O  F  F  T  H  E  W  A  L  L
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  W  H  A  C  K  E  D  O  U  T
  B  F  G  I  J  L  M  N  P  Q
  R  S  V  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   O N E L Z H F S A G V K J Y U P T Q W B R C I X D M
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 C1   D M O N E L Z H F S A G V K J Y U P T Q W B R C I X
 C2   A G V K J Y U P T Q W B R C I X D M O N E L Z H F S
 C3   F S A G V K J Y U P T Q W B R C I X D M O N E L Z H
 C4   F S A G V K J Y U P T Q W B R C I X D M O N E L Z H
 C5   Y U P T Q W B R C I X D M O N E L Z H F S A G V K J
 
 
1. AFTER HARD TIME FINDING SECOND-IN-COMMAND, AL-QAIDA TURNS TO LINKEDIN
1. FZUOW LFWI URXO ZRMIRMS HOBDMI-RM-BDXXFMI, FN-PFRIF UJWMH UD NRMGOIRM
 
2. NRA DEFENDS THE RIGHT TO OWN CONGRESSMEN
2. GET FVUVGFP DYV EZQYD DA AOG LAGQEVPPSVG
 
3. COLLEGE OF CARDINALS JOINS NCAA'S 'CATHOLIC 7' TO FORM 'ANGELIC 8' CONFERENCE
3. NFGGAPA FJ NUOZESUGY WFESY SNUU'Y 'NUIKFGEN 7' IF JFOH 'USPAGEN 8' NFSJAOASNA
 
4. WIKILEAKS REVEALS PENTAGON HAS SECRET SIXTH SIDE
4. DEQEGAUQY OATAUGY CASIUPFS KUY YANOAI YELIK YEZA
 
5. FOLLOWING MERGER WITH UPS, FED EX BECOMES FED UP
5. BYTTYHGUI JPSIPS HGLW NER, BPK PV FPAYJPR BPK NE 

 
 

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