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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
June 2015
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. SKZGF FSNEKOSF AGOS ILOHKEKJGSK RKGEKJ'F FSGSNK JKCLWKE HJLC IGCUNF
2. XPPRLXLS UXEREGZ DXU-EGRAUXGDS UXLSR, PEFS ZSEDB
3. IBX GCGMNIUG KZDUW BQZ 'UNBXDANEDAN' ZQXN
4. CGO ADL RGOEKE BTJLILUSKJ GS IGUQSLR URKGEF OLS BNQRST
5. HGJZDGL WLDVC ZSX FI ZJFHL 

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SETTING - IDRIA
    KEY - COLUMNARIS
    HAT - BOOJUMTREE
 
MATRIX
 1  6  7  4 10  5  9  8  2  3
 B  O  O  J  U  M  T  R  E  E
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 C  O  L  U  M  N  A  R  I  S
 B  D  E  F  G  H  J  K  P  Q
 T  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   C B T I P S Q U F X N H Z O D V L E W R K A J M G Y
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 C1   I P S Q U F X N H Z O D V L E W R K A J M G Y C B T
 C2   D V L E W R K A J M G Y C B T I P S Q U F X N H Z O
 C3   R K A J M G Y C B T I P S Q U F X N H Z O D V L E W
 C4   I P S Q U F X N H Z O D V L E W R K A J M G Y C B T
 C5   A J M G Y C B T I P S Q U F X N H Z O D V L E W R K
 
 
1. TEXAS STUDENTS WANT CONFEDERATE LEADER'S STATUE REMOVED FROM CAMPUS
1. SKZGF FSNEKOSF AGOS ILOHKEKJGSK RKGEKJ'F FSGSNK JKCLWKE HJLC IGCUNF
 
2. ALLSTATE RAISING CAR-INSURANCE RATES, LIKE GEICO
2. XPPRLXLS UXEREGZ DXU-EGRAUXGDS UXLSR, PEFS ZSEDB
 
3. NFL SUSPENDS BRADY FOR 'DEFLATEGATE' ROLE
3. IBX GCGMNIUG KZDUW BQZ 'UNBXDANEDAN' ZQXN
 
4. MAN WHO LANDED GYROCOPTER AT CAPITOL PLEADS NOT GUILTY
4. CGO ADL RGOEKE BTJLILUSKJ GS IGUQSLR URKGEF OLS BNQRST
 
5. LIBERIA MARKS END OF EBOLA
5. HGJZDGL WLDVC ZSX FI ZJFHL 

 
 

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