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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
October 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. HYTFCB JFPFVF BMNKYP OFJKY LMBVB XKVR UQFFC KC EYNF LYKCV
2. ICMJB CUEPB BKATXGP JNTDBY LTX, NBPJNMWJMXH BMHCJ WUEXJNMBP
3. BKPPA HYSSKV, VHKW SHFYIEYBV NFHFYP EYCB XYCV YHVKEKNKYP NMPMHB
4. YV SPYNI RKBVMHA OQBFQO, LYBV, LHFBFCV MEVFC OKW
5. NZ NEBPYVZ PAAPMUNEXZ SNXFQ, RYHPXPFPNEZ RHNC 'IDNH YU EY IDNH' 

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SETTING - MUMMY
    KEY - BOGEYMAN
    HAT - WEREWOLF
 
MATRIX  -
 7  1  6  2  8  5  4  3
 W  E  R  E  W  O  L  F
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 B  O  G  E  Y  M  A  N
 C  D  F  H  I  J  K  L
 P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W
 X  Z
 
 
 ALPHABETS -
  P   O D Q Z E H S N L W A K V M J U G F R B C P X Y I T
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 C1   M J U G F R B C P X Y I T O D Q Z E H S N L W A K V
 C2   U G F R B C P X Y I T O D Q Z E H S N L W A K V M J
 C3   M J U G F R B C P X Y I T O D Q Z E H S N L W A K V
 C4   M J U G F R B C P X Y I T O D Q Z E H S N L W A K V
 C5   Y I T O D Q Z E H S N L W A K V M J U G F R B C P X
 
 
 
1. RAVENS DELETE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS WITH QUEEN IN FACE PAINT
1. HYTFCB JFPFVF BMNKYP OFJKY LMBVB XKVR UQFFC KC EYNF LYKCV
 
2. WHITE HOUSE EXPANDS TRAVEL BAN, RESTRICTING EIGHT COUNTRIES
2. ICMJB CUEPB BKATXGP JNTDBY LTX, NBPJNMWJMXH BMHCJ WUEXJNMBP
 
3. SILLY RABBIT, TRIX BREAKFAST CEREAL FANS WANT ARTIFICIAL COLORS
3. BKPPA HYSSKV, VHKW SHFYIEYBV NFHFYP EYCB XYCV YHVKEKNKYP NMPMHB
 
4. AT BLACK HISTORY MUSEUM, PAST, PRESENT OFTEN MIX
4. YV SPYNI RKBVMHA OQBFQO, LYBV, LHFBFCV MEVFC OKW
 
5. AS ANXIOUS IMMIGRANTS WATCH, POLITICIANS PLAY 'DEAL OR NO DEAL'
5. NZ NEBPYVZ PAAPMUNEXZ SNXFQ, RYHPXPFPNEZ RHNC 'IDNH YU EY IDNH' 

 
 

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