Jumble Spoiler – 05/12/11

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Visual Description:  “The three most important things about real estate is . . . “


Clue/Question:  The new laundromat in the Sahara turned out to be a . . .

(Not bad!  The first two clue words were pretty simple.  And, I know we’ve seen “anyone” before, but with different scrambling.  And, “rodent” shouldn’t have been too hard to get, but it was.  At least for me it was!  I had to back into it.  Fortunately, the answer wasn’t very hard.  But, there was no give away in the layout of the answer letters.  Today’s Jumble gave me a kind of “Ishtar” feeling.  A movie that I – surprisingly? – never saw!  How many people would even admit to seeing that bomb?  Okay, kids.  Fill in the dot dot dot of the Visual Description.)   —   YUR

5 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 05/12/11”

  1. 1 Keith May 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    Rodent took me forever, and I actually had to back into it after solving the Question.

    It’s an interesting word. In addition all to the common letters it contains, there were lots of popular letter-combination possibilities – “er,” “ed,” “end,” “tr,” “dr,” etc., making it more difficult.

  2. 2 Lesley May 12, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    Got CREEK! Got BLOCK! My mind has been distracted lately, so I cheated a little on RODENT and completely (by mistake) on ANYONE! I then forgot to finish the puzzle and saw the answer here! DRY CLEANER! Good puzzle with challenges, but I’m tired today! Ishtar! Never saw it! Never will!

  3. 3 unclerave May 13, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    Sorry, Warren. Sorry, Dustin. We will not be adding to your royalties.

  4. 4 rhines_b@yahoo.com May 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    I can never seem to find the right day that I need help solving the jumble….just exactly how do I do that? Thanks, Bridget

  5. 5 unclerave May 17, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    Not sure what you mean, Bridget. I always post them as: Jumble Spoiler MM/DD/YYYY. I don’t always post them the same time every day, but usually between 8 – 10 AM EST. You could always Subscribe [Sign me up!]. That way you’d be notified by email as soon as they’re posted. There’s no cost!

    — YUR

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