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Visual Description: A big powerboat bullying the little dinghy.
ORRIP = PRIOR, PHEES = SHEEP, SOUPOR = POROUS, REPIME = EMPIRE — Giving us: RIRSEEPUSEPR
Clue/Question: What an overloaded dock can create.
Answer: “PIER“ PRESSURE
(Decent pun. A nice, long answer. But, not a particularly difficult one. Right, guys? The clue words are basic stuff. Although, there could be a cryptic 9/11 message they’re trying to convey. Hmmm. I added the quotation marks, because I figured they just didn’t have enough space for them. Keep reading between the lines, folks!) — YUR
Visual Description: Slacker kid disappointing his teacher.
INGGA = AGING, DUGOH = DOUGH, LOOTIN = LOTION, TOMELE = OMELET — Giving us: GNOHTINOT
Clue/Question: What the indifferent student said when he got a zero on the test.
Answer: “NOTHING” TO IT
(There was “nothing” to this Jumble. The Kids’ Jumble in the comics are usually harder than this one!) YUR
Visual Description: Irate customer, flushing it all away.
KREYJ = JERKY, ROPYX = PROXY, UNMEBB = BENUMB, CLEMUS = MUSCLE — Giving us: RKPOBEBMUL
Clue/Question: When the plumber gave him the bill, he was close to . . .
Answer: “PLUMB” BROKE
ENCEP = PENCE, SQUAH = QUASH, PHOSUT = UPSHOT, STEEWF = FEWEST — Giving us: PNCASHUSOEET
Visual Description: A cop cuffed cab-caller, being led away.
Clue/Question: When the doorman was arrested, the detective had an . . .
Answer: OPEN AND SHUT CASE
RYNFEZ = FRENZY, WALLOT = TALLOW, GOLLAB = GLOBAL, BEJARB = JABBER, NATTIC = INTACT, DYNKIL = KINDLY — Giving us: ENAWGLERTCK
Visual Description: The breakdown of civilization?
Clue/Question: When the Geometry teacher’s road rage led to a crash, it turned into a . . .
VYNER = NERVY, PIMBL = BLIMP, PEAQUO = OPAQUE, GUFSNU = FUNGUS — Giving us: ELPOENS
Visual Description: Wife complaining, as husband tests mattress.
Clue/Question: When she wanted an expensive new bed, her husband decided to . . .
Answer: SLEEP ON IT
OMBUG = GUMBO, KIHCT = THICK, KOTLEC = LOCKET, REHFIE = HEIFER — Giving us: GOTHOKHIR
Visual Description: Pug and a pal, angling off a pier.
Clue/Question: What the boxer depended on when he went fishing.
Answer: THE RIGHT “HOOK“
DELOY = YODEL, MOTCE = COMET, SHIMUL = MULISH, ERKLAT = TALKER — Giving us: DECMISHAK
Visual Description: Slacker bag boy goofing off.
Clue/Question: What the grocer did to the lazy bag boy.
Answer: “SACKED” HIM
AVARL = LARVA, BREYD = DERBY, DYBOIL = BODILY, PROOCE = COOPER — Giving us: ARDBBODOER
Visual Description: Uninterested committee meeting.
Clue/Question: Sitting through a lengthy presentation made the directors a . . .
Answer: BORED BOARD
YOHNP = PHONY, URUGA = AUGUR, TEANIN = INNATE, SLEENT = NESTLE — Giving us: HOGRINTNST
Visual Description: Inconsiderate slob at a gentlemen’s club.
Clue/Question: This can be dropped when manners are boorish.
Answer: A STRONG HINT
If you are a registered (U.S.) voter I sincerely hope that you exercise your right and vote today! If, by some strange chance, you are still “undecided” then listen to you uncle and vote for Barack Obama! YUR