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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
December 2016
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. XIP KBX R&E QMKVN BMP NHYNR, JGZ BKRXKW RSHER
2. KGM'DR TYDRB: FDMQS DYBRV LWNR GE NGFRD BYVHGZFRZF
3. LKGMUB SQMXJ QNKKIB, IKVGMKVG XNNFZKMM ZFME JXKDXGB
4. WRYJ WBFFH HFDYAFDY OGUOREF AF OGLLC OGRSXJ RA XRCRHL
5. QRDPRC FG VRRP EGMDFT FRDQ WV ARDQWZK'V HTWZHRCCGD
 

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SETTING - JOYTO
    KEY - THEWORLD
    HAT - THELORDISCOME
 
MATRIX  -
13  5  3  7  9 11  2  6 12  1 10  8  4
 T  H  E  L  O  R  D  I  S  C  O  M  E
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 T  H  E  W  O  R  L  D  A  B  C  F  G
 I  J  K  M  N  P  Q  S  U  V  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   B V L Q E K G Z H J D S W M F Y O N C X R P A U T I
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 C1   J D S W M F Y O N C X R P A U T I B V L Q E K G Z H
 C2   O N C X R P A U T I B V L Q E K G Z H J D S W M F Y
 C3   Y O N C X R P A U T I B V L Q E K G Z H J D S W M F
 C4   T I B V L Q E K G Z H J D S W M F Y O N C X R P A U
 C5   O N C X R P A U T I B V L Q E K G Z H J D S W M F Y
 
 
1. DOW AND S&P REACH NEW HIGHS, BUT NASDAQ SLIPS
1. XIP KBX R&E QMKVN BMP NHYNR, JGZ BKRXKW RSHER
 
2. YOU'RE HIRED: TRUMP RIDES WAVE OF VOTER DISCONTENT
2. KGM'DR TYDRB: FDMQS DYBRV LWNR GE NGFRD BYVHGZFRZF
 
3. MONTHS AFTER FLOODS, DOWNTOWN ELLICOTT CITY REOPENS
3. LKGMUB SQMXJ QNKKIB, IKVGMKVG XNNFZKMM ZFME JXKDXGB
 
4. FANS FLOOD DOWNTOWN CHICAGO TO CHEER CHAMPS AT PARADE
4. WRYJ WBFFH HFDYAFDY OGUOREF AF OGLLC OGRSXJ RA XRCRHL
 
5. MERKEL TO SEEK FOURTH TERM AS GERMANY'S CHANCELLOR
5. QRDPRC FG VRRP EGMDFT FRDQ WV ARDQWZK'V HTWZHRCCGD

 

 

 
 

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