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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
September 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. JYYHMKW JYHMX: MJKZHHE RT TAMKRCK
2. LCIY CDM CIB: BEQUZKB ICOESBAK OSAUQQBM CK MCV TNUEYQV GBEWJBK DULSO
3. MGVFD EZQQZKF VFQVQ, VPX TXDFMQ PMSF M UDXUMSMACM GZSLV
4. OAM CEPP YMJYHEQYGR CERW 6-IYKAGL RD SLI LBHEGX G.O.P. XSQYI
5. JNGMJUNVH! MXFBK MCMDKMR NG KXFMUG KYW QNZLG
 

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SETTING - MADHU
    KEY - PURNIMA
    HAT - BHADRAPADA
 
MATRIX  -
 5  8  1  6 10  2  9  3  7  4
 B  H  A  D  R  A  P  A  D  A
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 P  U  R  N  I  M  A  B  C  D
 E  F  G  H  J  K  L  O  Q  S
 T  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
 ALPHABETS -
  P   R G W M K Z B O D S P E T N H X C Q U F V A L I J Y
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 C1   M K Z B O D S P E T N H X C Q U F V A L I J Y R G W
 C2   A L I J Y R G W M K Z B O D S P E T N H X C Q U F V
 C3   D S P E T N H X C Q U F V A L I J Y R G W M K Z B O
 C4   H X C Q U F V A L I J Y R G W M K Z B O D S P E T N
 C5   U F V A L I J Y R G W M K Z B O D S P E T N H X C Q
 
 
 
1. ALLERGY ALERT: RAGWEED IS SURGING
1. JYYHMKW JYHMX: MJKZHHE RT TAMKRCK
 
2. GAWK AND AWE: ECLIPSE WATCHERS THRILLED AS DAY QUICKLY BECOMES NIGHT
2. LCIY CDM CIB: BEQUZKB ICOESBAK OSAUQQBM CK MCV TNUEYQV GBEWJBK DULSO
 
3. AFTER MISSILE TESTS, TWO KOREAS WAGE A PROPAGANDA FIGHT
3. MGVFD EZQQZKF VFQVQ, VPX TXDFMQ PMSF M UDXUMSMACM GZSLV
 
4. FOX WILL EXPERIMENT WITH 6-SECOND TV ADS DURING N.F.L. GAMES
4. OAM CEPP YMJYHEQYGR CERW 6-IYKAGL RD SLI LBHEGX G.O.P. XSQYI
 
5. BASEBRAWL! EIGHT EJECTED AS TIGERS TOP YANKS
5. JNGMJUNVH! MXFBK MCMDKMR NG KXFMUG KYW QNZLG  

 
 

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