Jumble Spoiler – 02/18/11 (Tease)

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Visual Description:  One festive rustic perspective of requiescence.

ACTUD  =  DUCAT,  FEWAR  =  WAFER,  CEMESH  =  SCHEME,  TRAPIE  =  PIRATE   —   Giving us:  DTWRSEEIRT

Clue/Question:  What the picnickers did during the tug of war.

Answer:  _ _ _ _ _ TO  “_ _ _ _ _”

(Tease is over.) TRIED TO “WREST

(It’s a good answer, but I’m not telling right away.  That’s right.  I’m being a wise guy! It’s a great play on words, and that’s all I’m going to say . . . for now.  I bet some of you got it.  Right?)   — YUR

(Thanks for playing along, guys!)   — YUR


4 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 02/18/11 (Tease)”


  1. 1 Steve February 18, 2011 at 10:59 am

    Hey YUR,

    I’m going with TRIED to WREST since I’ve tried the rest.

    Steve Morris

  2. 2 unclerave February 18, 2011 at 11:35 am

    Atta boy, Steve! Now, I guess we’ll see how many people read the comments!

    YUR

  3. 3 lu February 18, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    I’m having a hard time figuring out how wrest is a great play on words can u explain please

  4. 4 unclerave February 18, 2011 at 1:54 pm

    It’s a homophone for “rest”. A picnic is associated with rest and relaxation. While with a tug of war you’re aim is to “wrest” the other side over the center line.

    YUR


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