Archive for August 9th, 2009

(Partial) Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 08/09/09

Visual Description:  Tough couple, not standing for the hard sell.

LUTTUM  =  TUMULT,  VESPIL  =  PELVIS,  DRIZAW  =  WIZARD,  NIFTIE  =  FINITE,  NORGAD  =  DRAGON,  INCADD  =  CANDID   –   Giving us:  TMPEVIRTEDROAN

Clue/Question:  Resisting the fast talker’s sales pitch was . . .

Answer:  ???

(I’m thinking the quoted word is either DRIVEN or PROVEN – most likely DRIVEN.  But then, all I can come up with is PORT TEAM DRIVEN.  Doesn’t sound right to me.  Anybody come up with something different???) —   YUR

(For those who have not taken a look at the “Comments”, the most logical answer appears to be: MIND OVER PATTER –  A good # of readers chimed in with what appears to be the correct answer, and some creative alternative answers!) —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/09/09

Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we may fall.”   — Oliver Goldsmith

(I wonder if this line is from one of his plays?  Maybe “She Stoops To Conquer”.  Hmm!  My college drama teacher is probably spinning in his grave at my NOT remembering this.  Sorry Fred! I believe I even had a part, or two, in a school production of She Stoops.  Ay-yi-yi!  Too much water under the bridge.  I find it interesting that this quote is also credited to Ralph Waldo Emerson, who was born about 30 years after Goldsmith died, and . . . to Confucius!  But, then again, how many famous lines have NOT been attributed to Confucius?!) —   YUR

Saturday’s Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/08/09

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.”   — E.W. Howe

Saturday’s Jumble Spoiler – 08/08/09

Visual Description:  Warden and guards at the site of the jailbreak.

UNESE  =  ENSUE,  NOPLY  =  PYLON,  SOACLE  =  SOLACE,  MIEPED  =  IMPEDE   —   Giving us:  SPNLEIP

Clue/Question:  When the author escaped from prison, the warden said it was a . . .

Answer:  SLIP OF THE “PEN


Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,903 other subscribers

addthis.com

Bookmark UncleRave's Weblog
August 2009
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Blog Stats

  • 6,802,429 hits

Member of The Internet Defense League