Archive for October, 2008



Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/23/08

The man who wins may have been counted out several times, but he didn’t hear the referee.”   —   H.E. Jansen

Jumble Spoiler – 10/23/08

LAQUI  =  QUAIL,  LUGBY  =  BULGY,  THELLA  =  LETHAL,  KOUNOH  =  UNHOOK   —   Giving us:  AUGTHNO

Visual Description:  Hanging a sign on the outside of a bar.

Clue/Question:  When the bar owner installed a sign, it became a . . .

Answer:  “HANG OUT

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/22/08

Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to proper use.”   —   Thomas Watson

(This one threw me, for a while.)   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/22/08

LAVIE = ALIVE, INBAC = CABIN, NUBERK = BUNKER, CAUABS = ABACUS   —   Giving us:  AEABKRBC

Visual Description:  Kids taking it easy on their horses.

Clue/Question:  How the ranch kids rode their horses on a hot day.

Answer:  BARE BACK

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/21/08

Industry keeps the mind clear and the body healthy, the heart whole and the purse wealthy.”   —   Charles Simmons

Jumble Spoiler – 10/21/08

WODDY = DOWDY, DEHIC = CHIDE, LENZOZ = NOZZLE, GALENT = TANGLE   —   Giving us:  WYIDNONGL

Visual Description:  Hubby lounging, while the wife grumbles about work undone.

Clue/Question:  When mom scolded him for being lazy, dad took it . . .

Answer:  LYING DOWN

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/20/08

The Blossom cannot tell what becomes of its odor; and no man can tell what becomes of his influence.”   —   Henry W. Beecher

(Today’s reason to keep going.)   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/20/08

ROMNI = MINOR, UNFYN = FUNNY, BECKED = BEDECK, REPJUM = JUMPER   —   Giving us:  IOUNEDJP

Visual Description:  Military love-birds contemplating their hitch.

Clue/Question:  What the soldiers did when they decided to get married.

Answer:  “JOINEDUP

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/19/08

Among those whom I like, I can find one common denominator: all of them make me laugh.”   —   W.H. Auden

(Agreed.  Humorless people generally SUCK!)   YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 10/19/08

HABINS = BANISH, CLOWAL = CALLOW, DRIMBO = MORBID, GETURT = GUTTER, STAFIE = FIESTA, ERAUSS = ASSURE   —   Giving us:  SHCORDUTETSSU

Visual Description:  Boots getting uniformed.

Clue/Question:  How the Army barber met his daily quota.

Answer:  HE USEDSHORT CUTS


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