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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
November 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. DMXWPMKH NGQCB CPLK DYBF ULKHGRGLKMP LF RL ELXC TWACXPLLA RYKKCP
2. AKFQO SGWDA CG GTAC FOB UDKNFHD HFCFNFO NDFBDUA
3. ST-OHSKWASIDK EIWDS NQH MEHHWBLIS HSJWSN
4. ZUAAUF EPWFTE WMCUDX FPXU PF XRU UYPFPHZ
5. PMF RKEEODDOKPTW TPRKXWBLTD YTBED YK WTDKFIT YUTOW SWKYTDY ODDXTD 

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SETTING - BAKED
    KEY - MASHED
    HAT - SCALLOPED
 
MATRIX  -
 9  2  1  5  6  7  8  4  3
 S  C  A  L  L  O  P  E  D
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 M  A  S  H  E  D  B  C  F
 G  I  J  K  L  N  O  P  Q
 R  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
 ALPHABETS -
  P   S J U A I T F Q C P Z H K V E L W D N X B O Y M G R
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 C1   B O Y M G R S J U A I T F Q C P Z H K V E L W D N X
 C2   A I T F Q C P Z H K V E L W D N X B O Y M G R S J U
 C3   K V E L W D N X B O Y M G R S J U A I T F Q C P Z H
 C4   E L W D N X B O Y M G R S J U A I T F Q C P Z H K V
 C5   D N X B O Y M G R S J U A I T F Q C P Z H K V E L W
 
 
1. MARYLAND GIVES ELON MUSK CONDITIONAL OK TO BORE HYPERLOOP TUNNEL
1. DMXWPMKH NGQCB CPLK DYBF ULKHGRGLKMP LF RL ELXC TWACXPLLA RYKKCP
 
2. SPAIN MOVES TO OUST AND REPLACE CATALAN LEADERS
2. AKFQO SGWDA CG GTAC FOB UDKNFHD HFCFNFO NDFBDUA
 
3. EX-PRESIDENTS UNITE FOR HURRICANE RELIEF
3. ST-OHSKWASIDK EIWDS NQH MEHHWBLIS HSJWSN
 
4. YELLEN SOUNDS UPBEAT NOTE ON THE ECONOMY
4. ZUAAUF EPWFTE WMCUDX FPXU PF XRU UYPFPHZ
 
5. NFL COMMISSIONER ENCOURAGES TEAMS TO RESOLVE THEIR PROTEST ISSUES
5. PMF RKEEODDOKPTW TPRKXWBLTD YTBED YK WTDKFIT YUTOW SWKYTDY ODDXTD 

 
 

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