Archive for September, 2009

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/29/09

Always behave as if nothing had happened, no matter what has happened.”   — Arnold Bennett

(Obvious) Jumble Spoiler – 09/30/09

Visual Description:  Kids playing/practicing on the school playground.

CUFOS  =  FOCUS,  UNYTT  =  NUTTY,  WOINDS  =  DISOWN,  WHEPEN  =  NEPHEW —   Giving us:  OSNUDSPW

Clue/Question:  Playing with a yo-yo has its . . .

Answer:  UPS AND DOWNS

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/29/09

I base most of my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.”   — Comedian  Gilda Radner

(A truly gifted, wonderful woman who was taken from this world far too early.) —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 09/29/09

Visual Description:  A woman deciding on a tie for her *beautiful one*.

EUQUE  =  QUEUE,  DEPIT  =  TEPID,  FACTUE  =  FAUCET,  BANCOR  =  CARBON   —   Giving us:  ETIUEAB

Clue/Question:  What she bought for her boyfriend.

Answer:  A “BEAU TIE

(Late) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/28/09

A conquering army on the border will not be stopped by eloquence.”   — Otto Von Bismarck

(Late) Jumble Spoiler – 09/28/09

Visual Description:  Clueless Clyde at a cocktail party.

HELEC  =  LEECH,  HISFY  =  FISHY,  MEEFAL  =  FEMALE,  SOMIAC  =  MOSAIC —   Giving us:  LEHISHFMLSAC

Clue /Question:  When he wore the loud outfit, the partygoers said he was in a . . .

Answer:  CLASH BY HIMSELF

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/27/09

So live that you wouldn’t be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip.”   — Will Rogers

(I think I’ve already flunked that test!) —   YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 09/27/09

Visual Description:  Classic scene of Kramden and Norton at the links.

SVALIE  =  VALISE,  DALINS  =  ISLAND,  TOCHEL  =  CLOTHE,  BORDIF  =  FORBID,  LAMDAY  =  MALADY,  HAPNOR  =  ORPHAN   —   Giving us:  SESLDLEBDADRA

Clue/Question:  What the orator did on the golf course.

Answer:  “ADDRESSED” THE BALL

(Unless it’s some kind of family tradition, you have to be of a certain minimum age to recognize this classic gag from “The Honeymooners”.  You also have to be a little up there to remember that they used to regularly refer to a golf course as golf links!  Who remembers Ed’s simple, two word address to the ball?) —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/26/09

Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.”   — Eleanor Roosevelt

Jumble Spoiler – 09/26/09

Visual Description:  A teacher, unhappy with her students’ offerings.

BIANC  =  CABIN,  APITO  =  PATIO,  RELILK  =  KILLER,  LATOPS  =  POSTAL   —   Giving us:  CBPALERPSA

Clue/Question:  What the students brought to school for their mean teacher.

Answer:  “CRABAPPLES

(Good answer-letters mix, but still a very obvious answer!) —   YUR


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