Archive for January 22nd, 2009

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/22/09

Nicknames stick to people, and the most ridiculous are the most adhesive.”   — Thomas C. Haliburton

(I have always given/used nicknames to/of people that I care about.  It’s my little way of making them special.) —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 01/22/09

Visual Description:  Wilco keyboardist leaving his mates high and dry.

REDOO  =  RODEO,  OAQUT  =  QUOTA,  UNGLIB  =  BLUING,  GLABEM  =  GAMBLE —   Giving us:  ROQOBUGAE

Clue/Question:  The piano player quit the pop band because he wanted to . . .

Answer:  GO FOR BAROQUE

(“BLUING” is probably THE most obscure word I’ve ever seen in a Jumble.  Yer uncle only got it cuz he remembers an old detergent commercial that used to boast: With Bluing, for extra whiteness!) —   YUR


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