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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
August 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. PLAXVKBH MPALJ BLPISL BLLVQVOZ NAL PIT NASLPI
2. DKDY HWDFCL UBFYV LCRFMWJD - U SUSA SWWH?
3. UMYPCVH QAMYYEVT KYCSOF JQ YMCDN IOVCF
4. NCTBFJ RFIAQS KFRVTNNI RC GKRRNJ ARP FKRP
5. SCYRC VAPB YK MXDC, KYUVCK BYEB 

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SETTING - BUCKY
KEY - SATCHEL
HAT - GETFUZZY
 
MATRIX -
  3  1  4  2  5  7  8  6
  G  E  T  F  U  Z  Z  Y
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  S  A  T  C  H  E  L  B
  D  F  G  I  J  K  M  N
  O  P  Q  R  U  V  W  X
  Y  Z 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   A F P Z C I R S D O Y T G Q H J U B N X E K V L M W
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 C1   B N X E K V L M W A F P Z C I R S D O Y T G Q H J U
 C2   U B N X E K V L M W A F P Z C I R S D O Y T G Q H J
 C3   C I R S D O Y T G Q H J U B N X E K V L M W A F P Z
 C4   K V L M W A F P Z C I R S D O Y T G Q H J U B N X E
 C5   Y T G Q H J U B N X E K V L M W A F P Z C I R S D O
 
 
1. TROPICAL STORM ARTHUR ARRIVING FOR THE FOURTH
1. PLAXVKBH MPALJ BLPISL BLLVQVOZ NAL PIT NASLPI
 
2. NINE MONTHS AFTER SHUTDOWN - A BABY BOOM?
2. DKDY HWDFCL UBFYV LCRFMWJD - U SUSA SWWH?
 
3. GERMANY OVERRUNS BRAZIL TO REACH FINAL
3. UMYPCVH QAMYYEVT KYCSOF JQ YMCDN IOVCF
 
4. LOUVRE TRYING ARTFULLY TO BATTLE ITS RATS
4. NCTBFJ RFIAQS KFRVTNNI RC GKRRNJ ARP FKRP
 
5. LEAVE GUNS AT HOME, TARGET SAYS
5. SCYRC VAPB YK MXDC, KYUVCK BYEB

 
 

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