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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
July 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. RSZZLMR GBMRL JW ZBJOZ LAGW NBAY YZEZLJWLR
2. URR ZRIKJ KS LWK ADGPAK SU CWGVYGIPJ IDRX RGXOSXKJ
3. PLPAPCZ'T EHMHQA RLXMUTM: DXCDB JPHMT GHGC RCQUY HQ TPCLUS GYCR
4. GAZQOVSRG AI QZDGX NQDSXG
5. QXBRPGOEJG EJZT OZPNYB QPG XSSYXMB VJZTE TZMPGO 

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SETTING - HORNS
KEY - WORLDCUP
HAT - VUVUZELAS
 
MATRIX -
  7  5  8  6  9  2  3  1  4
  V  U  V  U  Z  E  L  A  S
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  W  O  R  L  D  C  U  P  A
  B  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  M
  N  Q  S  T  V  X  Y  Z 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   P K Z C I X U J Y A M O E Q L G T W B N R F S D H V
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 C1   H V P K Z C I X U J Y A M O E Q L G T W B N R F S D
 C2   O E Q L G T W B N R F S D H V P K Z C I X U J Y A M
 C3   R F S D H V P K Z C I X U J Y A M O E Q L G T W B N
 C4   N R F S D H V P K Z C I X U J Y A M O E Q L G T W B
 C5   S D H V P K Z C I X U J Y A M O E Q L G T W B N r f
 
 
1. SHIITES WREST AN IRAQI TOWN FROM MILITANTS
1. RSZZLMR GBMRL JW ZBJOZ LAGW NBAY YZEZLJWLR
 
2. FAA WANTS TO CUT HEIGHT OF BUILDINGS NEAR AIRPORTS
2. URR ZRIKJ KS LWK ADGPAK SU CWGVYGIPJ IDRX RGXOSXKJ
 
3. URUGUAY'S BITING PROTEST: COACH QUITS FIFA PANEL IN SUAREZ FLAP
3. PLPAPCZ'T EHMHQA RLXMUTM: DXCDB JPHMT GHGC RCQUY HQ TPCLUS GYCR
 
4. STARBUCKS TO RAISE PRICES
4. GAZQOVSRG AI QZDGX NQDSXG
 
5. WASHINGTON TOUR GUIDES WIN APPEALS COURT RULING
5. QXBRPGOEJG EJZT OZPNYB QPG XSSYXMB VJZTE TZMPGO

 
 

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