White Mates in 5 – Problem 27

DIAGRAM CCKM-P27
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1.Qe6+ Kh8
[1…Kf8 2.Qf7#]
2.Nf7+ Kg8 3.Nh6+
[{note, instead of smothered mate shown in main line,
mate is quicker with this line}
3.Nxd8+ Kh8
(3…Kf8 4.Qf7#)
4.Qe8#]
3…Kh8 4.Qg8+ Rxg8 5.Nf7# {smothered mate}