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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
May 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. JQORXQV ODLKAD OX FQBWQKLOA LNOAD JLVHDWYORU KAVQLF
2. UMLJHHXT SPL TOUMTLZ JNLOCZT CZMTZUCSCTU
3. RXWVRQFTXPLV ODQWPYIZ XCAD K.R. PLUXD QV YDQPLDU
4. ARF BCKZHJ KBRZJ KBZNABRACN IPQAPON
5. GSACXXT' JDAXVS TMTJXAVXV EUN QUU 

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SETTING - CECIL
KEY - CALVERT
HAT - DORCHESTER
 
MATRIX -
  2  6  7  1  5  3  9 10  4  8
  D  O  R  C  H  E  S  T  E  R
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  C  A  L  V  E  R  T  B  D  F
  G  H  I  J  K  M  N  O  P  Q
  S  U  W  X  Y  Z 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   V J X C G S R M Z D P E K Y A H U L I W F Q T N B O
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 C1   C G S R M Z D P E K Y A H U L I W F Q T N B O V J X
 C2   E K Y A H U L I W F Q T N B O V J X C G S R M Z D P
 C3   C G S R M Z D P E K Y A H U L I W F Q T N B O V J X
 C4   I W F Q T N B O V J X C G S R M Z D P E K Y A H U L
 C5   L I W F Q T N B O V J X C G S R M Z D P E K Y A H U
 
 
1. BITCOIN TRADER TO LIQUIDATE AFTER BANKRUPTCY DENIAL
1. JQORXQV ODLKAD OX FQBWQKLOA LNOAD JLVHDWYORU KAVQLF
 
2. STRUGGLE FOR EASTERN UKRAINE INTENSIFIES
2. UMLJHHXT SPL TOUMTLZ JNLOCZT CZMTZUCSCTU
 
3. COUNCILWOMAN TRIUMPHS OVER D.C. MAYOR IN PRIMARY
3. RXWVRQFTXPLV ODQWPYIZ XCAD K.R. PLUXD QV YDQPLDU
 
4. TAX REFUND FRAUD FRUSTRATES VICTIMS
4. ARF BCKZHJ KBRZJ KBZNABRACN IPQAPON
 
5. YANKEES' PINEDA SUSPENDED FOR GOO
5. GSACXXT' JDAXVS TMTJXAVXV EUN QUU 

 
 

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