Visual Description: When being down to earth ain’t a good thing.
KEBAL = BLEAK, SUDEO = DOUSE, BUDOLE = DOUBLE, FATEXI = FIXATE — Giving us: EADEDLFT
Clue/Question: After losing the hot air balloon race, the team was – – -
(Very nice! We have a new clue word in “fixate”. And, it looks like all of the jumbles are new. Fine job with the answer letter layout. And, a top notch cartoon. Some day I’d like to go up in a hot air balloon. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
“Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” — Harry S. Truman
(Give ‘Em Hell, Harry! This is our first Harry Truman quote since I’ve been posting the spoilers. I’d like to think it’s a truism. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
Visual Description: Pre-air sickness.
ATULF = FAULT, TINNH = NINTH, GITHEW = WEIGHT, MDAISY = DISMAY — Giving us: FLTNNWEGIY
Clue/Question: When the plane hit turbulence, everything – – -
Answer: WENT FLYING
(Pretty good. No new clue words, but all the jumbles seem new. Great job with the answer letter layout. And, a great cartoon. Drinks and laptops flying. Overhead compartments popping open. And, folks losing it! Lots of fun. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
“I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.” — Michael Malone
(Our first Michael Malone quote. I get the failure, but I disagree with the faith part. Unless he wrote this quote about 40 years ago. Be well and do good, friends.) — YUR
Visual Description: Shrew, pushing her luck.
SIMUN = MINUS, CITHH = HITCH, LUTFIE = FUTILE, HERDIN = HINDER — Giving us: MINHTFTEIDE
Clue/Question: He needed to look for the missing watch, but he couldn’t – – -
Answer: FIND THE TIME
(Very nice. Kind of an old joke though. No new clue words, but all the jumbles appear to be new. No, Wimpy! That wasn’t Flutie. It was “futile”. The answer letter layout was actually very good. If you were slow to pick up on the gag the answer letter layout might have held you back some. Nice cartoon. Which reminds me . . . I have to cut the grass . . . and leaves. And, trim some bushes, before the weather really turns. Be well and do good, friends. I’ll try to post the missing spoilers in the next few days.) — YUR
“A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathize with your problems when they’re not so bad.” — Arnold H. Glasgow
(Sounds like the definition of my wife! Be well and so good, friends.) — YUR