Archive for August 23rd, 2011

(Tough) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/23/11

"My problem lies in reconciling my gross ...

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My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.”   —   Errol Flynn

(This one – literally – gave me headaches!  The double letters in “gross” and in the author’s name threw me for a loop!  No single letter words!  No “the”, “are”, “and”, “one”, “for” or “but”!  I thought the LX was TO for the longest time, and also thought the U was the S.  I finally just said that YGPWW was DRESS.  Then Errol came into view — somehow!  And . . . and . . . this was the hardest one for me in ages!  Very amusing quote, though!)   —   YUR

 

Jumble Spoiler – 08/23/11

Minneapolis has the largest concentration of N...

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Visual Description:  Jeff’s altered state of reality.

CTMHA  =  MATCH,  LUNEC  =  UNCLE,  OIVNIS  =  VISION,  RALIDZ  =  LIZARD   —   Giving us:  MANISOID

Clue/Question:  The Minneapolis beverage maker hoped to have a big success with this.

Answer:  MINISODA

(Although, this mid-west state likely calls it “pop”!  The guy kind of reminds me of my Uncle Steve!  Sorry this is so late.  I don’t have much else to say.  I’m bummed because I couldn’t crack the Cryptoquote code, today.  I usually post them around the same time, and I’ve just been spinning my wheels trying to get this one.  It’s days like this where I start to feel like Charlie Gordon, of Flowers for Algernon.  Looks like I’m going to have to poll the audience!  Crap!)   —   YUR

PS.  Never mind.  It just came to me!     YUR


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