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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
August 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. SR. CI BDX XFW IGXV AIWN-OUVXR FNWQC FINNDCUIQ
2. HRMLOT FSMZH NH QEMZO EGSHO RTOHH HOLTOZNTX
3. J.U., ZGNGA, U. LEPHG USEM QEPVH RE AEPRS
4. QWCUIQWNB TXNC XUMYC YISXVB UQ VIDC IO TVXHXVB
5. AIPX VXTVWQRB AIPX LXVI WB AIPX LXVI BDMWV 

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SETTING - SWISS
    KEY - ARMYKNIFE
    HAT - VICTORINOX
 
MATRIX  -
 9  2  1  8  5  7  3  4  6 10
 V  I  C  T  O  R  I  N  O  X
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 A  R  M  Y  K  N  I  F  E  B
 C  D  G  H  J  L  O  P  Q  S
 T  U  V  W  X  Z
 
 
 ALPHABETS -
  P   M G V R D U I O F P K J X E Q N L Z Y H W A C T B S
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 C1   S M G V R D U I O F P K J X E Q N L Z Y H W A C T B
 C2   W A C T B S M G V R D U I O F P K J X E Q N L Z Y H
 C3   I O F P K J X E Q N L Z Y H W A C T B S M G V R D U
 C4   S M G V R D U I O F P K J X E Q N L Z Y H W A C T B
 C5   S M G V R D U I O F P K J X E Q N L Z Y H W A C T B
 
 
1. MD. TO SUE EPA OVER COAL-FIRED PLANT POLLUTION
1. SR. CI BDX XFW IGXV AIWN-OUVXR FNWQC FINNDCUIQ
 
2. SPICER QUITS AS WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY
2. HRMLOT FSMZH NH QEMZO EGSHO RTOHH HOLTOZNTX
 
3. U.S., JAPAN, S. KOREA SHOW FORCE TO NORTH
3. J.U., ZGNGA, U. LEPHG USEM QEPVH RE AEPRS
 
4. NATIONALS BELT EIGHT HOMERS IN ROUT OF BREWERS
4. QWCUIQWNB TXNC XUMYC YISXVB UQ VIDC IO TVXHXVB
 
5. COKE REBRANDS COKE ZERO AS COKE ZERO SUGAR
5. AIPX VXTVWQRB AIPX LXVI WB AIPX LXVI BDMWV 

 
 

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