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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
October 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. ETWXZ EWTUX OT LFWUTAF ENMRUVZ
2. MJZLDVMBN ZZ WTKCDWWMW SZOBYKZD DW VKZBDZX'W JYXFMWB-BMXTKMU KTJMK
3. WLNLYHC OXNSL YXCLD 'THRRE FMYGTNHE' DQBS MB RXFCMK NQJHMB
4. SMJCJXKL KD TPVDS GEVI SPKXYP'G GYVH
5. LVNFJRCMDQ BDV 'ODDTNS JVGGS' PVG OWDJDN JBCQOCN 

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SETTING - BIERS
    KEY - LYCHGATES
    HAT - OBSEQUIES
 
MATRIX
 5  1  7  2  6  9  4  3  8
 O  B  S  E  Q  U  I  E  S
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 L  Y  C  H  G  A  T  E  S
 B  D  F  I  J  K  M  N  O
 P  Q  R  U  V  W  X  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   Y D Q H I U E N Z T M X L B P G J V C F R S O A K W
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 C1   B P G J V C F R S O A K W Y D Q H I U E N Z T M X L
 C2   I U E N Z T M X L B P G J V C F R S O A K W Y D Q H
 C3   E N Z T M X L B P G J V C F R S O A K W Y D Q H I U
 C4   R S O A K W Y D Q H I U E N Z T M X L B P G J V C F
 C5   S O A K W Y D Q H I U E N Z T M X L B P G J V C F R
 
 
1. FOLKS FLOCK TO WELCOME FRANCIS
1. ETWXZ EWTUX OT LFWUTAF ENMRUVZ
 
2. ELIZABETH II SURPASSES VICTORIA AS BRITAIN'S LONGEST-TENURED RULER
2. MJZLDVMBN ZZ WTKCDWWMW SZOBYKZD DW VKZBDZX'W JYXFMWB-BMXTKMU KTJMK
 
3. FEDERAL JUDGE RULES 'HAPPY BIRTHDAY' SONG IN PUBLIC DOMAIN
3. WLNLYHC OXNSL YXCLD 'THRRE FMYGTNHE' DQBS MB RXFCMK NQJHMB
 
4. DJOKOVIC IN GRAND SLAM DRIVER'S SEAT
4. SMJCJXKL KD TPVDS GEVI SPKXYP'G GYVH
 
5. VOLKSWAGEN CEO 'DEEPLY SORRY' FOR DIESEL SCANDAL
5. LVNFJRCMDQ BDV 'ODDTNS JVGGS' PVG OWDJDN JBCQOCN

 

 
 

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