Archive for April 11th, 2011

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/11/11

Dedication of Riverside Shakespeare Company's ...

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On the first day of Spring, I dig my fingers deep into the soft earth.  I can feel its energy, and my spirits soar.”   — Helen Hayes

(Our first quotation from the First Lady of the American Theatre!  She undoubtedly enjoyed gardening at Pretty Penny, her longtime estate along the Hudson River, in beautiful Nyack , NY.)   — YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 04/11/11

The Spirit of Goodyear, one of the iconic Good...

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Visual Description:  Capsized non-slicks boat staying afloat.

TWCAH  =  WATCH,  NRAKC  =  CRANK,  DDEPEL  =  PEDDLE,  EKRAMT  =  MARKET —   Giving us:  WTRAEDDEARET

Clue/Question:  When the ship carrying tires started sinking it . . .

Answer:  TREADED WATER

(Not bad.  No difficult clue words.  Decent all around scrambling.  Moderately challenging puzzle.  WordPress did not recognize “treaded” as a verb tense . . . but dat ain’t my problem. From the searches, so far, I don’t think this one is going to win any prizes.  We were treated to a few tougher ones about a week ago, but since then they’ve all been kind of so-so.  Tougher ones are bound to cycle through . . . eventually.)   — YUR


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