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PAUL DERTHICK’S HEADLINE PUZZLE
March 2018
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. DQBJ'B BYXIMU BYETPB IXT PE WEED VMHH ZMOEKS DXTB
2. HSIBDWIN QO SDL; FKWFALI, WFB FAQOL FPLGLO CQI JQNG
3. XEQQOFA XECER NDORQ XEJJAU DRUAN WDEKAXEBER PDRWBA
4. QRIG JENK IV 'YNEHC NIBBAN YIEQKAN' GAEKZAN
5. DHAQHXZ-OTHIBEZV DZZDN WHXZ VZKFM OBE ZHNMZE QHAVS NZHNBA 

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SETTING - TINNE
    KEY - STRAIF
    HAT - EMANCHOLL
 
MATRIX  -
 3  7  1  8  2  4  9  5  6
 E  M  A  N  C  H  O  L  L
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 S  T  R  A  I  F  B  C  D
 E  G  H  J  K  L  M  N  O 
 P  Q  U  V  W  X  Y  Z
 
 
 ALPHABETS -
  P   R H U I K W S E P F L X C N Z D O T G Q A J V B M Y
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 C1   T G Q A J V B M Y R H U I K W S E P F L X C N Z D O
 C2   I K W S E P F L X C N Z D O T G Q A J V B M Y R H U
 C3   N Z D O T G Q A J V B M Y R H U I K W S E P F L X C
 C4   N Z D O T G Q A J V B M Y R H U I K W S E P F L X C
 C5   E P F L X C N Z D O T G Q A J V B M Y R H U I K W S
 
 
1. MUSK'S SPACEX SPORTS CAR TO ZOOM WELL BEYOND MARS
1. DQBJ'B BYXIMU BYETPB IXT PE WEED VMHH ZMOEKS DXTB
 
2. MIRACURL ON ICE; SHUSTER, USA STONE SWEDEN FOR GOLD
2. HSIBDWIN QO SDL; FKWFALI, WFB FAQOL FPLGLO CQI JQNG
 
3. MASSIVE MAYAN RUINS MAPPED UNDER GUATEMALAN JUNGLE
3. XEQQOFA XECER NDORQ XEJJAU DRUAN WDEKAXEBER PDRWBA
 
4. SNOW PART OF 'CRAZY ROLLER COASTER' WEATHER
4. QRIG JENK IV 'YNEHC NIBBAN YIEQKAN' GAEKZAN
 
5. PANCAKE-FLAVORED PEEPS MAKE DEBUT FOR EASTER CANDY SEASON
5. DHAQHXZ-OTHIBEZV DZZDN WHXZ VZKFM OBE ZHNMZE QHAVS NZHNBA

 

 
 

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