Archive for October 17th, 2010

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/17/10

 

Oooh So Good 'n Blues

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Loyalty is, in most people, only a ruse used by self-interest to attract confidences.”   — La Rochefoucauld

(Oooh!  That stings!  He must have written this one right after experiencing some type of betrayal.)   — YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 10/17/10

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld answers a...

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Visual Description:  Gordon Gekko (Larry King?) type sacking a tepid employee.

UTTOWI  =  OUTWIT,  BAACAN  =  CABANA,  DRUGIT  =  TURGID,  FIMFUM  =  MUFFIN,  LIMBEN  =  NIMBLE,  MALBEC  =  BECALM   —   Giving us:  OTIBNURGINNIMBA

Clue/Question:  He got fired because the boss said he lacked . . .

Ans2wer:  A BURNING AMBITION

(Some very good clue words today!  I do think that the order of the clue words could have been handled better, because as it is, the letters for the word “burning” are right in the middle of the poorly scrambled answer letters!  The answers for Sunday jumbles are supposed to be a little more challenging than this.  And, I think it really would have been, if not for this oversight.  Aahhh!  Have a good Sunday, people.)   —–   YUR


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