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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
April 2014
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 shown above.
 
 
1. DGI LWEXNEWA-LWTGEGX KGKWEA-UWOK YFZZWIH KOVFDQ PGOXZFDGH
2. ZA. GTCSWGNRPVT DPRGNXW MSEUEGT VSASYC SY TGTJNRDVW
3. XDNHJK ORWRKRCORZB VROC CZRKCRN KDE QJWW QDCAGYJW: ZNROARFDNQDCA
4. 'ZAMYIXQXY: ZAM TFLNM' KMZY QILM QMLNMUY: "YXQOQNYNSK!" "ITIRNSK!" "IYZFXSHNSK!"
5. OQAZ MJY GBTY NMJQDC, ACBUOEN IUJRM GEMBOOZ HEAHT GENOK DJBO 

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SETTING - CRAZY
KEY - MENTIS
HAT - NONCOMPOS
 
MATRIX -
  3  5  4  1  6  2  8  7  9
  N  O  N  C  O  M  P  O  S
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  M  E  N  T  I  S  A  B  C
  D  F  G  H  J  K  L  O  P
  Q  R  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   T H V S K X M D Q N G U E F R I J W B O Z A L Y C P
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 C1   C P T H V S K X M D Q N G U E F R I J W B O Z A L Y
 C2   R I J W B O Z A L Y C P T H V S K X M D Q N G U E F
 C3   A L Y C P T H V S K X M D Q N G U E F R I J W B O Z
 C4   Z A L Y C P T H V S K X M D Q N G U E F R I J W B O
 C5   Y C P T H V S K X M D Q N G U E F R I J W B O Z A L
 
 
1. NEW CORDUROY-COVERED MEMORY-FOAM PILLOWS MAKING HEADLINES
1. DGI LWEXNEWA-LWTGEGX KGKWEA-UWOK YFZZWIH KOVFDQ PGOXZFDGH
 
2. MD. LEGISLATURE OUTLAWS BICYCLE RIDING IN ELEVATORS
2. ZA. GTCSWGNRPVT DPRGNXW MSEUEGT VSASYC SY TGTJNRDVW
 
3. GERMAN COLONOSCOPY DOCS SPONSOR NEW FALL FESTIVAL: PROCTOBERFEST
3. XDNHJK ORWRKRCORZB VROC CZRKCRN KDE QJWW QDCAGYJW: ZNROARFDNQDCA
 
4. 'THESAURUS: THE MOVIE' GETS RAVE REVIEWS: "SURPRISING!" "AMAZING!" "ASTOUNDING!"
4. 'ZAMYIXQXY: ZAM TFLNM' KMZY QILM QMLNMUY: "YXQOQNYNSK!" "ITIRNSK!" "IYZFXSHNSK!"
 
5. LUCY NOT FAST ENOUGH, CHARLIE BROWN FINALLY KICKS FIELD GOAL
5. OQAZ MJY GBTY NMJQDC, ACBUOEN IUJRM GEMBOOZ HEAHT GENOK DJBO 

 
 

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