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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
April 2017
By Bob Bogart
 
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The following are NOT 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. VFVHJMLP GZPEA ILM FA TJLAHY -- FD F MHDNHAEF OTELPFJE'A
2. OUIPXRAU FTFUYTAU PUAWP VQUJTZVAP QTYYTRAP RB MVYYRAP RB ZVAVWTVA KUUJ
3. KADAUMYDR JQZUAROMR RYLVY'R LYQTOVN/LAPM UARV
4. ARQ 'HZUR ZHRABGZ WARZK ZWZBC' INHEARANI SJBKR TNTJPZA BC HROBGN
5. ZHKR TOURPK TKG JRG TUKJXIJLF GEMRLPVKL FE 'AEOAQ JRG AEURIHJXKL' 

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SETTING - APRIL
    KEY - CUSTOM
    HAT - TRADITION
 
MATRIX  -
 8  7  1  2  3  9  4  6  5
 T  R  A  D  I  T  I  O  N
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 C  U  S  T  O  M  A  B  D
 E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  N
 P  Q  R  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
ALPHABETS -
  P   S G R T H V O I W A K Y D N B L Z U F Q C E P M J X
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 C1   A K Y D N B L Z U F Q C E P M J X S G R T H V O I W
 C2   P M J X S G R T H V O I W A K Y D N B L Z U F Q C E
 C3   R T H V O I W A K Y D N B L Z U F Q C E P M J X S G
 C4   I W A K Y D N B L Z U F Q C E P M J X S G R T H V O
 C5   L Z U F Q C E P M J X S G R T H V O I W A K Y D N B
 
 
1. PAPELBON FINDS JOB AS CLOSER -- AT A BETHESDA MCDONALD'S
1. VFVHJMLP GZPEA ILM FA TJLAHY -- FD F MHDNHAEF OTELPFJE'A
 
2. KEYSTONE PIPELINE SENDS AMERICANS MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF CANADIAN BEER
2. OUIPXRAU FTFUYTAU PUAWP VQUJTZVAP QTYYTRAP RB MVYYRAP RB ZVAVWTVA KUUJ
 
3. WIKILEAKS PUBLISHES SANTA'S NAUGHTY/NICE LIST
3. KADAUMYDR JQZUAROMR RYLVY'R LYQTOVN/LAPM UARV
 
4. RED 'MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN' SOMBREROS QUITE POPULAR IN MEXICO
4. ARQ 'HZUR ZHRABGZ WARZK ZWZBC' INHEARANI SJBKR TNTJPZA BC HROBGN
 
5. GLEN BURNIE BED AND BREAKFAST DOWNSIZES TO 'COUCH AND CORNFLAKES'
5. ZHKR TOURPK TKG JRG TUKJXIJLF GEMRLPVKL FE 'AEOAQ JRG AEURIHJXKL'

 
 

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