Jumble Spolier – 12/22/11

Doug Flutie

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Visual Description:  Adman pitching an incompletion.

SOJIT  =  JOIST,  FDYFA  =  DAFFY,  SLTUCP  =  SCULPT,  PPEMIL  =  PIMPLE   —   Giving us:  ISDASUTPPE

Clue/Question:  The quarterback did this after being presented with the endorsement deal.

Answer:  PASSED IT UP

(Much better, today!  Though NOT a new word, “joist” is not a word most of use very often.  Not unless you’re a carpenter, or something.  Surprisingly, both “pimple” and “daffy” are new to the database.  “Sculpt” is a great word, but fairly obvious, considering there are five consonants and only one vowel, and that vowel is a U.  Perhaps it could have been jumbled better.  Tough call.  The answer letter layout didn’t give anything away, and that’s always a welcome sight.  I’m betting that a good number of you had to work some to get today’s answer.  Not like yesterday’s.  Yesterday I had the fewest weekday visits that I can remember.  Which is a little strange, because I’ve seen a significant increase in my subscriptions.  I’m up about 25% since October.  Maybe it’s the wind up to Christmas crunch time?  Maybe there’s a newer jumble spoiler site out there??  Maybe some have just lost interest?  It bears watching.  If this is the beginning of a trend I may have to consider shutting this blog down.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  I’d rather feature “Mighty Mouse” than “Tom Terrific”.  Besides, Flutie Flakes set the trend for these kind of sponsored products.      YUR


7 Responses to “Jumble Spolier – 12/22/11”


  1. 1 LUJBEM FEJF December 22, 2011 at 10:16 am

    Living in Indianapolis, it’s dangerous to be a Tom Brady fan. But since the Colts aren’t playing this season, I’ll openly cheer on my fellow wolverine. Go Blue!

  2. 2 ralis95 December 22, 2011 at 1:14 pm

    YUR:

    OK, OK, I did visit yesterday, but your spoilers weren’t up yet, like the day before. (Maybe I’m getting up earlier on the west coast than you are on the east). Anyway, I always try to visit, not necessarily for the answers to check my own work, but more to read your lively banter. Now, today, I got up later and voila, I found you had posted both Crypto and Jumbles by the time I got to the computer.
    I’ve said it before, but have a very Merry Christmas and an equally Happy New Year! (And don’t you dare think anymore about dropping your webpage!!)

  3. 3 unclerave December 22, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    Ralis95

    Yesterday, 10:53 Jumble Spoiler and 11:19 Cryptoquote spoiler. Eastern Standard Time. I was MUCH later the day before! You up with the chickens, out in Cally? 🙂

    — YUR

  4. 4 unclerave December 22, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    “That is really fascinating, You are an overly skilled blogger. I’ve joined your feed and sit up for searching for extra of your excellent post. Also, I have shared your web site in my social networks.”

    Sometimes these spam are just SO flattering!
    😉
    YUR

  5. 5 unclerave December 22, 2011 at 3:10 pm

    @ Jeff,

    I like that Indy QB who’s got a name like an Offensive Tackle, or Center, Dan Orlovsky!

    — YUR

  6. 6 wonderful lady December 22, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    DEAREST YUR,
    I have been so happy with your efforts and comments over the past year or so that I have been “doing the jumble”!:)
    I simple adore your ending…be well, do good my friends…peace, etc.
    So here is my greeting to you as a first time commenter……Keep up the good work, much happiness during the holidays and all the best for the new year. You are appreciated!!
    Signed, a devoted lady reader in…?, I shall keep you guessing 🙂
    I.

  7. 7 unclerave December 23, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Well, I do love a good mystery. 🙂

    YUR


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