Archive for September 11th, 2012

Jumble Spoiler – 09/11/12

Adm. David G. Farragut, ca. 1863 Mathew Brady ...

Adm. David G. Farragut, ca. 1863 Mathew Brady Collection. (Army) Exact Date Shot Unknown NARA FILE #: 165-B-1921 WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: 130 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Packin’ it up, to be movin’ it out.

BORHA  =  ABHOR,  UNGOY  =  YOUNG,  CEYMAR  =  CREAMY,  TREARH  =  RATHER   —   Giving us:  AONCYRR

Clue/Question:  After he asked the movers a question, he said . . .

Answer:  CARRY ON

 

Kirk Alway Was Lucky

Kirk Alway Was Lucky (Photo credit: aforgrave)

(Such a condescending little phrase!  Carry on!  Who are you?  Admiral Farragut?  General Patton?  Colonel Klink?  Captain Kirk?  .  .  . Captain Crunch???  You payin’ me, but you ain’t da boss of me!!!  Carry on, my a_ _!  LOL!  I bet this clown is going to open up a box or two and find a few broken dishes.  Unless you have a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face I’d avoid using these words with anyone doing work for you.

We saw some good clue word jumbles, today.  I really liked the jumblings of “abhor” and “rather”.  No new clue words, today though.  I guess Hoyt decided to give ralis95 a little rest.  Decent answer letter layout.  Not great, but okay.  The cartoon gets the point across.  That’s it.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Tekken girls

Tekken girls (Photo credit: switchstyle)

PS.  Doing a little cheap trolling, today.  Why?  Because I can!  Wonder if I catch anything?  Who can explain what I’m talking about?   —   YUR

(Tough) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/11/12

English: Engraving of the poet/professor Dr. O...

English: Engraving of the poet/professor Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.”   —   Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

Old Corner Bookstore - Boston

Old Corner Bookstore – Boston (Photo credit: pepsiline)

(Even though “because” was the soul word to end in E, I figured the Q had to be the E, because there are 12 of them.  But, I also thought that the Us and Ps were likely Ts and Ss, and not Os and Ls, so I went through a little trial and error.  For a little while I had AJQT as WHEN, but all of a sudden the first 3 words jumped out at me, and I was off to the races.  Usually I complain when the author name is so obvious, but for some reason it didn’t strike me as obvious today.  The O and the L were a big help in getting the name.  Hopefully, more of you were able to see MEN DO NOT early on, and solved it quickly.  I think it’s a great quote.  You gotta keep playing, guys!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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