Jumble Spoiler – 02/11/10

Visual Description:  Casual hubby commenting on his kooky wife’s hat.

DAITS  =  STAID,  RUIFT  =  FRUIT,  TAUROH  =  AUTHOR,  HOCCUR  =  CROUCH —   Giving us:  SIUTAORCOH

Clue/Question:  What he considered his wife’s new hat.

Answer:  “??? ???????”  “HATROCIOUS

(Your Uncle is going to need a little help on this one!  I tried HIS, HAT, and HOR for the first 3 letters, but can’t come up with anything for the remaining 7.  So, the first 3 are probably sumpin’ else?  JT?  Anybody?) —   YUR

(Many thanks to Ryan and everybody who submitted a comment/answer on this!  I was spinning my wheels and getting nowhere on it.  Some days – especially when I’m tired – I’m too literal for my own good.  Nice going, folks!) YUR


19 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 02/11/10”


  1. 1 Ryan February 11, 2010 at 10:49 am

    You were right starting with “hat”

    The answer is “HAT-ROCIOUS” (play on atrocious)

  2. 2 grabber February 11, 2010 at 10:57 am

    I’m trying to make a play for/using citrus and atrocious, but can’t quite make it fall into place/??

  3. 3 Anonymous February 11, 2010 at 11:02 am

    HAT-ROCIOUS

  4. 4 Dave February 11, 2010 at 11:12 am

    The answer is

    “Hat-rocious

  5. 5 KATLIN February 11, 2010 at 11:15 am

    I GOT THE ANSWER….. HAT-ROCIOUS!!! IT TOOK A LONG TIME BUT I FIGURED IT OUT.

  6. 6 KATLIN February 11, 2010 at 11:17 am

    I ALWAYS USE THIS WEBBSITE FOR A LITTLE HELP WHEN I CANT FIGURE OUT A JUMBLE WORD. GLAD I CAN FINALLY HELP OUT =)

  7. 7 Chas February 11, 2010 at 11:28 am

    How about “HIS-TOURACO”

  8. 8 Steve February 11, 2010 at 11:42 am

    I think it’s a made up word: hat-rocious… a combination of hat and atrocious.

    steve

  9. 10 sweatysock February 11, 2010 at 11:55 am

    It’s “hat-rocious”

  10. 11 Richard February 11, 2010 at 12:10 pm

    Hat-rocious, hat atrocious?

  11. 12 Anonymous February 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    need help too. Someone please reply

  12. 13 Richard February 11, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    hat-rocious; hat + atrocious!

  13. 14 Jim February 11, 2010 at 12:24 pm

    UNCLE,

    Best I can come up with is HAT-TROCIOUS. A tough one today.

  14. 15 unclerave February 11, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    Wow! What a response! 16 Comments came in, with most of them being the consensus of: HAT-ROCIOUS. Ryan was THE first to *ring in* with (what I’ll accept as) the correct answer! Nice going, people!

    YUR

  15. 16 Jim February 11, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    I stuck in an extra “T” by mistake. I had HAT-ROCIOUS. JUST BIG FINGERS!!!

  16. 17 Syd February 11, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    As good a punmeister as I am I still couldn’t stretch my mind enough to guess this answer.
    I got hat and that was it.

  17. 18 Emily February 12, 2010 at 11:39 am

    hat-curioso

  18. 19 unclerave February 12, 2010 at 1:02 pm

    That lends an interesting Southern European flare to things!

    YUR


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