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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/05/10

Miniature portrait of Anne Becher Thackery and...

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Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.”   —   William Makepeace Thackeray

(I think my favorite Thackeray quote is: “Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”  Out of the mouths of babes???)   —   YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 09/05/10

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) in Chicago...

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Visual Description:  Ticket recipients, in what looks like Chi-town.

BOMERY  =  EMBRYO,  REGAHN  =  HANGER,  BIGTAM  =  GAMBIT,  CUPONE  =  POUNCE,  FRAIDT  =  ADRIFT,  CELFIK  =  FICKLE   —   Giving us:  ERNRGIPONAIFFK

Clue/Question:  Sounds good when leaving your car in an illegal space.

Answer:  FINE FOR PARKING

(I had THE hardest time getting “EMBRYO”!  The next hardest clue-word, for me, was “ADRIFT”, but very few of them were no-brainers!  I thought I might have a little more trouble with the answer, but despite the great scrambling of the answer letters, I just knew that some form of PARK was in there.  I wonder if the cats in the cartoon are our boys?  Does this originate in Chicago?  Hmm!)   —   YUR 


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