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January 2005 HEADLINE PUZZLE - by Dave Smith

Comments or questions on Headline Puzzles should be directed to photon@cryptogram.org

 
The following are headlines from recent daily newspapers.
Each of the five is encrypted with the same mixed alphabet
at different settings against itself. Find each headline
and the three keywords (SETTING, KEY and HAT).
 

1. JNFR FAMUF AULOTTAMOUPO EXOHRINT TOMAFTILAEU
2. EXA HVJKA IULKZ DXLNRKUZ RQ ZRUXMK QXH DVYXHXRXKZ
3. ACRWZM: AHRLBRQQZM EHX ADPZ RLIMZHPZY IHMYRDNHPITQHM MRPB
4. SCAAAGZ HCJNGAJ EPJRVPJGJ PX 'UGHMXZ JXPSLGN'
5. LXNHVIQJ ORXDHD QP-HQXLLXHQ DWUVRRVIT

 

Solution - January 2005 HEADLINE PUZZLE

 

   bush signs intelligence overhaul legislation
1. JNFR FAMUF AULOTTAMOUPO EXOHRINT TOMAFTILAEU

   bin laden urges fighters to strike oil facilities
2. EXA HVJKA IULKZ DXLNRKUZ RQ ZRUXMK QXH DVYXHXRXKZ

   phizer: painkiller may pose increased cardiovascular risk
3. AGRWZM: AHRLBRQQZM EHX ADPZ RLIMZHPZY IHMYRDNHPITQHM MRPB

   carrey masters disguises in 'lemony snicket'
4. SCAAGZ HCJNGAJ EPJRVPJGJ PX 'UGHMXZ JXPSLGN'

   martinez blasts ex-teammate schilling
5. LXNHVIQJ ORXDHD QP-HQXLLXHQ DWUVRRVIT


Substitution Block:
R K Z P N G J Y I T E S V H Q D C U M B W A L O F X

H Q D C U M B W A L O F X R K Z P N G J Y I T E S V
U M B W A L O F X R K Z P N G J Y I T E S V H Q D C
M B W A L O F X R K Z P N G J Y I T E S V H Q D C U
A L O F X R K Z P N G J Y I T E S V H Q D C U M B W
N G J Y I T E S V H Q D C U M B W A L O F X R K Z P
^ Setting = HUMAN


Key Block:
P O P U L A T I O N Hat = POPULATION
7 5 8 10 3 1 9 2 6 4

D E M O G R A P H I Key = DEMOGRAPHICS
C S B F J K L N Q T
U V W X Y Z

 
 

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