Archive for May 10th, 2011

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 05/10/11

Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao at the Pacqui...

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Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors.  Try to be better than yourself.”   —   William Faulkner

(This is the kind of thinking that drives people like Michael Jordan and Manny PacquiaoNow, class.  Who can think of some other examples of this saying?)   —   YUR

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Jumble Spoiler – 05/10/11

NJ - Jersey City: Liberty State Park - Statue ...

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Visual Description:  A scaled down New York harbor cruise.

SEFHR  =  FRESH,  FYHET  =  HEFTY,  FUGLAR  =  FRUGAL,  CAFTEF  =  AFFECT   —   Giving us:  RESETYRLAF

Clue/Question:  The captain entertained the passengers with these.

Answer:  FERRY TALES

(Very nice little pun.  Very good scrambling of the answer letters, too.  I think the clue words were well scrambled too, but I guess I was just in the zone this morning, as I had no trouble getting any of them.    There has long been some debate over which state can rightly claim the Statue of Liberty.  It’s in New York Harbor, but proximity-wise it’s closer to New Jersey.  There used to be signs and tee shirts that read something like:  New Jersey.  We Stand Behind The Lady!  But, Google and Bing won’t back me up on this.  Ff’n figures!   I bet some of my *Joisey* readers can back me up on this.  How ‘boudit?  Youzs knows whad ahm tawkin’ about?)   —   YUR


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