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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
February 2014
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. PWHB MDVIKEWYH BKPRH TV MKGDMKH RYHU DGEWHH Y.H.
2. VEUZC UZCPT: UCGH CV KEMWQ'V 'AEVG VPUSMP FPBSP'
3. WCYZGV ESG TEM ISWIV SVCBY GEE ASUZ PBPMYH
4. MSHBDFH DGQVBASC DJ O LDMQJ LRON, VOLT ZD TVJOLSCZ YDJ ZDORT
5. KLOVVHK BWP AOBVWJO KPVZ GCXK; KVIF TCBFPAK BWP VWA VM TCAQFPLF

 

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SETTING - LOOPS
KEY - AXELS
HAT - SALCHOWS
 
MATRIX -
  6  1  4  2  3  5  8  7
  S  A  L  C  H  O  W  S
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  A  X  E  L  S  B  C  D
  F  G  H  I  J  K  M  N
  O  P  Q  R  T  U  V  W
  Y  Z 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   X G P Z L I R S J T E H Q B K U A F O Y D N W C M V
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 C1   L I R S J T E H Q B K U A F O Y D N W C M V X G P Z
 C2   O Y D N W C M V X G P Z L I R S J T E H Q B K U A F
 C3   O Y D N W C M V X G P Z L I R S J T E H Q B K U A F
 C4   P Z L I R S J T E H Q B K U A F O Y D N W C M V X G
 C5   S J T E H Q B K U A F O Y D N W C M V X G P Z L I R
 
 
1. MOST DANGEROUS TEMPS IN DECADES PUSH ACROSS U.S.
1. PWHB MDVIKEWYH BKPRH TV MKGDMKH RYHU DGEWHH Y.H.
 
2. SOCHI CHIEF: CITY IS WORLD'S 'MOST SECURE VENUE'
2. VEUZC UZCPT: UCGH CV KEMWQ'V 'AEVG VPUSMP FPBSP'
 
3. LIGHTS OUT FOR BULBS USING TOO MUCH ENERGY
3. WCYZGV ESG TEM ISWIV SVCBY GEE ASUZ PBPMYH
 
4. WITHOUT OVECHKIN OR A POWER PLAY, CAPS GO SCRAPING FOR GOALS
4. MSHBDFH DGQVBASC DJ O LDMQJ LRON, VOLT ZD TVJOLSCZ YDJ ZDORT
 
5. SCHOOLS RUN THROUGH SNOW DAYS; SOME PARENTS RUN OUT OF PATIENCE
5. KLOVVHK BWP AOBVWJO KPVZ GCXK; KVIF TCBFPAK BWP VWA VM TCAQFPLF

 

 
 

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