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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
December 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. Srver-anofrm eknhxz inzcytr dxyzr xincr
2. C.d. Qhhvjo oqcayuo vc aynviuqkpi lqhhvk
3. Fdnh mtkgc owzk gtj ywynh; sbxibz wk kweyc wz awzpnh
4. Kqxlhe mzxgudwl gzgaxhu; oqzggxvg gudvv vwhsxy ywil
5. Taxdclhtckax mapd olz o paajkxy phdkxzdd 

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SETTING - EIGHT
    KEY - CRAZYNIGHTS
    HAT - ADAMSANDLER
 
MATRIX  -
 1  4  2  8 11  3  9  5  7  6 10
 A  D  A  M  S  A  N  D  L  E  R
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 C  R  A  Z  Y  N  I  G  H  T  S
 B  D  E  F  J  K  L  M  O  P  Q
 U  V  W  X
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   C B U A E W N K R D V G M T P H O Z F X I L S Q Y J
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 C1   E W N K R D V G M T P H O Z F X I L S Q Y J C B U A
 C2   I L S Q Y J C B U A E W N K R D V G M T P H O Z F X
 C3   G M T P H O Z F X I L S Q Y J C B U A E W N K R D V
 C4   H O Z F X I L S Q Y J C B U A E W N K R D V G M T P
 C5   T P H O Z F X I L S Q Y J C B U A E W N K R D V G M
 
 
1. Fence-jumper caught outside white house
1. Srver-anofrm eknhxz inzcytr dxyzr xincr
 
2. N.h. Allows sanders on democratic ballot
2. C.d. Qhhvjo oqcayuo vc aynviuqkpi lqhhvk
 
3. Kyle busch wins cup title; gordon is sixth in finale
3. Fdnh mtkgc owzk gtj ywynh; sbxibz wk kweyc wz awzpnh
 
4. French question suspect; brussels still locked down
4. Kqxlhe mzxgudwl gzgaxhu; oqzggxvg gudvv vwhsxy ywil
 
5. Construction jobs are a booming business
5. Taxdclhtckax mapd olz o paajkxy phdkxzdd 

 
 

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