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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
August 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. Mumfzx phcheymlht lsz ghpmght zn zxckxh tazjjkxo
2. Y sxi zrmsx wml gbshkxc alyryv, drysek dm hmsygh dlqvz
3. Koyrszpad'x qpysvd ydolda bsadl ox gpzsvsldx xqstd
4. Fgatqzh grqzig ziigzmr rjiotrytqzygc, vjhp ivjyygc
5. Ayiqsxsdles qhlrb lwypix xsbmfes ilbald dszpsb

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SETTING - ARGOT
    KEY - ZAMENHOF
    HAT - ESPERANTO
 
MATRIX
 2  8  6  3  7  1  4  9  5
 E  S  P  E  R  A  N  T  O
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 Z  A  M  E  N  H  O  F  B
 C  D  G  I  J  K  L  P  Q
 R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   H K W Z C R E I U O L X B Q M G T N J V A D S F P Y
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 C1   A D S F P Y H K W Z C R E I U O L X B Q M G T N J V
 C2   R E I U O L X B Q M G T N J V A D S F P Y H K W Z C
 C3   G T N J V A D S F P Y H K W Z C R E I U O L X B Q M
 C4   O L X B Q M G T N J V A D S F P Y H K W Z C R E I U
 C5   T N J V A D S F P Y H K W Z C R E I U O L X B Q M G
 
 
1. Amazon celebrates two decades of online shopping
1. Mumfzx phcheymlht lsz ghpmght zn zxckxh tazjjkxo
 
2. A new phone for lindsey graham, thanks to donald trump
2. Y sxi zrmsx wml gbshkxc alyryv, drysek dm hmsygh dlqvz
 
3. Baltimore's police leader fired as homicides spike
3. Koyrszpad'x qpysvd ydolda bsadl ox gpzsvsldx xqstd
 
4. Mexican escape appears sophisticated, long plotted
4. Fgatqzh grqzig ziigzmr rjiotrytqzygc, vjhp ivjyygc
 
5. Confederate flags abound despite nascar request
5. Ayiqsxsdles qhlrb lwypix xsbmfes ilbald dszpsbe

 

 
 

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