Archive for January 2nd, 2011

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 01/02/11

AIRE_DE_PIC_NIQUE_.jpg

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Visual Description:  A rent-a-cop capturing the obvious criminal.

DMAAMN  =  MADMAN,  EVILAB  =  VIABLE,  YIQUET  =  EQUITY,  QUINUE  =  UNIQUE,  MADAKS  =  DAMASK,  BURBYG  =  GRUBBY   —   Giving us:  ADIEETNQAKUB

Clue/Question:  The shoplifter was caught because he had a . . .

Answer:  BAD TAKENIQUE

(I can already hear moans and screams of the purist, non-punsters!  Sure, it’s a stretch.  They’re taking a little artistic license.  So what?!  It’s the first one that caused me to scratch my head, in puzzlement, in quite a while!  I like it.  Some really good clue words.  Although, we have seen “QUINUE” in the past.  It’s still a great scrambled word.  The scrambling of the answer letters was also first rate!  And, it’s nice to see that at least some of today’s crooks are environmentally responsible!  Enjoy the rest of your weekend!)   — YUR

PS.  Nobody’s going to bite on yesterday’s question???  Chickens!

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/02/11

Henry Kissinger and Chairman Mao, with Zhou En...

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It is generally unwise to raise an issue when one is not prepared to accept the lively response.”   — Henry Kissinger

(Hank was always a bit of a hawk, but he certainly is no dummy!!!)   — YUR


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