Archive for October 19th, 2009

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/19/09

If I’m going slow I’m in trouble.  It means I’m pushing the words instead of being pulled by them.”   — Raymond Chandler

(These real writers have such cool ways of putting things!) —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/19/09

Visual Description:  A nice bargain at the candy counter.

ENTAK  =  TAKEN,  DARAW  =  AWARD,  DILVER  =  DRIVEL,  STEJAM  =  JETSAM   —   Giving us:  TEWDELESA

Clue/Question:  When he bought a box of candy, it turned into a . . .

Answer:  “SWEETDEAL

(This wasn’t some kind of BOGO.  The Clue/Question clearly should have said “boxes” and not “a box”.  The devil is in the details, guys!) —   YUR

(Belated) Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/18/09

A person under the firm persuasion that he can command resources virtually has them.”   — Livy

(Belated) Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 10/18/09

Visual Description:  A bar owner, unhappy with his bartender’s over-generous buyback policy.

DANGIR  =  DARING,  NIGINN  =  INNING,  NELKRE  =  KERNEL,  DISSAT  =  SADIST,  DITORR  =  TORRID,  IKIBIN  =  BIKINI   —   Giving us:  DRNGERESTTDII

Clue/Question:  The bartender was fired because his work . . .

Answer:  DIDNTREGISTER

(The old guy should know that buybacks build loyalty and increase referrals.  The markup on alcohol is pretty steep to begin with, so he shouldn’t be so short-sighted.) —   YUR


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