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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
November 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.  Please send solutions, questions and comments to the e-mail address shown above.
 
1. FIUCQE FCP JBJC, FTYTA LBVI RIBE
2. VWQ ROH HZ WOLTWO FPOHPOD HZ DOXJUQHO O-LTXQDOHHOR
3. UAAJTW WJ EFYRKU IEFJJO XJZRHYTDUI IWYTWI
4. LYIIDQU ECEOJRU IOYLI DRWJ UYIW EJYIW JA DRHDY
5. KVLX KVTA: LGITBXGJTZ JVZTXV DYXV ITDVJ STW, TZK NYQJV RYAAYSJ

 

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SETTING - SLEEP
KEY - TURKEY
HAT - TRYPTOPHAN
 
MATRIX -
  8  7 10  5  9  4  6  2  1  3
  T  R  Y  P  T  O  P  H  A  N
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  T  U  R  K  E  Y  A  B  C  D
  F  G  H  I  J  L  M  N  O  P
  Q  S  V  W  X  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   C O B N D P Y L Z K I W A M U G S T F Q E J X R H V
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 C1   S T F Q E J X R H V C O B N D P Y L Z K I W A M U G
 C2   L Z K I W A M U G S T F Q E J X R H V C O B N D P Y
 C3   E J X R H V C O B N D P Y L Z K I W A M U G S T F Q
 C4   E J X R H V C O B N D P Y L Z K I W A M U G S T F Q
 C5   P Y L Z K I W A M U G S T F Q E J X R H V C O B N D
 
 
1. BEHIND BIG PAPI, BOSOX TAKE LEAD
1. FIUCQE FCP JBJC, FTYTA LBVI RIBE
 
2. FDA SET TO DECIDE WHETHER TO REGULATE E-CIGARETTES
2. VWQ ROH HZ WOLTWO FPOHPOD HZ DOXJUQHO O-LTXQDOHHOR
 
3. EFFORT TO CHANGE SCHOOL BOUNDARIES STARTS
3. UAAJTW WJ EFYRKU IEFJJO XJZRHYTDUI IWYTWI
 
4. MASSIVE CYCLONE SLAMS INTO EAST COAST OF INDIA
4. LYIIDQU ECEOJRU IOYLI DRWJ UYIW EJYIW JA DRHDY
 
5. DEBT DEAL: BIPARTISAN SENATE VOTE PAVES WAY, AND HOUSE FOLLOWS
5. KVLX KVTA: LGITBXGJTZ JVZTXV DYXV ITDVJ STW, TZK NYQJV RYAAYSJ

 

 
 

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