Archive for October 20th, 2011

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/20/11

Paulette Goddard, American actress, illustrati...

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Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady.”   —   Edith Head

(Yes, ma’am.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/20/11

Visual Description:  Shyster trying to unload his lemon.

DYOLD  =  ODDLY,  GITEN  =  TINGE,  CRNOUK  =  UNCORK,  TTDIBI  =  TIDBIT   —   Giving us:  DDYTIUNTIB

Clue/Question:  The car salesman told them the car got 70 miles to the gallon, but they . . .

Answer:  DIDN’T BUY IT

(Good clue words, but I didn’t struggle to get any

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of them.  I really like “tinge” and “tidbit”.  Some might have had trouble getting “uncork”, but not yours truly!  2nd day of car themed jumbles!  Be well and do good, folks.)   —   YUR

(Dollar Short) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/19/11

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.”   —   Walt Whitman

(I thought Yoda said this!  I know it’s late guys, and I’m sorry about that.  Having router problems, which may or may not be resolved.  It can drop out at any moment.  Your patience is appreciated.  And yes, the Sunday spoilers will be posted, soon.  After I take a nap.)   —   YUR

Outdoor Flower Gardens

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(Day Late) Jumble Spoiler – 10/19/11

Visual Description:  Mechanic charging a lady’s Jumble-mobile.

LKLUS  =  SKULL,  KWSIH  =  WHISK,  PAURRO  =  UPROAR,  DOFENU  =  FONDUE   —   Giving us:  ULLWPRFOE

Clue/Question:  When a battery is completely charged it is this.

Answer: POWERFULL

Florence - David - tête

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(Sorry this is a day late.  I’m having problems with our router, so my internet signal is very spotty.  Obviously, the answer is already in today’s paper, so this entry is purely for . . . posterity.  Sounds very noble, huh?  I actually had quite a hard time getting “fondue”.  It took quite a bit of writing out to get this one.  I think David dug this one out of 1971!  The other words weren’t bad, but not too tough.  That’s about it.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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