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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
October 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. BOGETJO-ETVO AYGJAX XZOB KDETY WCTYZAWJB
2. DRKONV QF VWRKEUFT NOHOWK QFTOBOFTOFWO
3. NIU USBLPU USBW UPZZMEX JZZ SBGJNNB WLBQHNSU
4. UIRUMAF, QEWRUQEMF DMERL CRXRFRUQ WRWMAF
5. NTHQZ TPJAZ ZUYRJYQZI YA HLQBJIZB DJKCA EZLRZ 

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SETTING - TOPAZ
KEY - THEBIRDS
HAT - REARWINDOW
 
MATRIX -
  7  3  1  8  9  4  5  2  6 10
  R  E  A  R  W  I  N  D  O  W
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  T  H  E  B  I  R  D  S  A  C   
  F  G  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q
  U  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   E J W S O H G V R M Z D N A P T F U B K X I L Y C Q
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 C1   T F U B K X I L Y C Q E J W S O H G V R M Z D N A P
 C2   O H G V R M Z D N A P T F U B K X I L Y C Q E J W S
 C3   P T F U B K X I L Y C Q E J W S O H G V R M Z D N A
 C4   A P T F U B K X I L Y C Q E J W S O H G V R M Z D N
 C5   Z D N A P T F U B K X I L Y C Q E J W S O H G V R M
 
 
1. STUDENT-DEBT CRUNCH HITS OLDER AMERICANS
1. BOGETJO-ETVO AYGJAX XZOB KDETY WCTYZAWJB
 
2. VOTERS IN SCOTLAND REJECT INDEPENDENCE
2. DRKONV QF VWRKEUFT NOHOWK QFTOBOFTOFWO
 
3. CVS STORES STOP SELLING ALL TOBACCO PRODUCTS
3. NIU USBLPU USBW UPZZMEX JZZ SBGJNNB WLBQHNSU
 
4. ORIOLES, NATIONALS CLAIM DIVISION TITLES
4. UIRUMAF, QEWRUQEMF DMERL CRXRFRUQ WRWMAF
 
5. WHITE HOUSE EVACUATED AS INTRUDER JUMPS FENCE
5. NTHQZ TPJAZ ZUYRJYQZI YA HLQBJIZB DJKCA EZLRZ 

 
 

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