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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
January 2017
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. NZWNTZ TZJQZ EWDR, VWPZR JLG OJPATC SW EWAL JLSA-NANZTALZ KJPN
2. EUTUKJNNN TRFQQ: PVBD PUMP PMOZU XBN HBQON YBNMUA'P FTL NUMGNV
3. ANZVV UNAU VFT YPOOPVF NJJVMFWU ZNJETC
4. UP VWUJL YJSJQFPR, YITLSF UT XWSUJB UP TUQMNJ YSRML
5. CEMXTY VTUI RQX YHUCX: RQCXX IJTY ETF RQXK'CX JT 

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SETTING - CLARK
    KEY - PYRAMID
    HAT - BANDSTAND
 
MATRIX  -
 3  1  6  4  8  9  2  7  5
 B  A  N  D  S  T  A  N  D
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 P  Y  R  A  M  I  D  B  C
 E  F  G  H  J  K  L  N  O
 Q  S  T  U  V  W  X  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   Y F S D L X P E Q A H U C O R G T B N Z M J V I K W
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 C1   C O R G T B N Z M J V I K W Y F S D L X P E Q A H U
 C2   L X P E Q A H U C O R G T B N Z M J V I K W Y F S D
 C3   A H U C O R G T B N Z M J V I K W Y F S D L X P E Q
 C4   R G T B N Z M J V I K W Y F S D L X P E Q A H U C O
 C5   K W Y F S D L X P E Q A H U C O R G T B N Z M J V I
 
 
1. PEOPLE LEAVE JOBS, HOMES AND FAMILY TO JOIN ANTI-PIPELINE CAMP
1. NZWNTZ TZJQZ EWDR, VWPZR JLG OJPATC SW EWAL JLSA-NANZTALZ KJPN
 
2. DECEMBRRR CHILL: SNOW SETS STAGE FOR POLAR VORTEX'S ICY RETURN
2. EUTUKJNNN TRFQQ: PVBD PUMP PMOZU XBN HBQON YBNMUA'P FTL NUMGNV
 
3. YAHOO SAYS ONE BILLION ACCOUNTS HACKED
3. ANZVV UNAU VFT YPOOPVF NJJVMFWU ZNJETC
 
4. IN QUIET CEREMONY, CASTRO IS BURIED IN SIMPLE CRYPT
4. UP VWUJL YJSJQFPR, YITLSF UT XWSUJB UP TUQMNJ YSRML
 
5. RAVENS KNOW THE SCORE: THREE WINS AND THEY'RE IN
5. CEMXTY VTUI RQX YHUCX: RQCXX IJTY ETF RQXK'CX JT 

 

 
 

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