Archive for October 24th, 2012

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/24/12

Reading and talking about "Why War is Nev...

Reading and talking about “Why War is Never a Good Idea” and “There’s a Flower at the End of My Nose Smelling Me” With my permission, this photo will be used on Wikipedia at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Walker. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Yes, mother.  I can see you are flawed.  You have not hidden it.  That is your greatest gift to me.”   —   Alice Walker

(Looks like this is the first Alice Walker quotation since I’ve been posting these spoilers!  I think it’s very healthy for children to see that their parents are only human.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/24/12

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  The Hunt for Green October?

DDEEG  =  EDGED,  CAYNF  =  FANCY,  CLAPID  =  PLACID,  TENYRG  =  GENTRY   —   Giving us:  EDEANCPLIGEN

Clue/Question:  The submarine needed a . . .

Answer:  DEEP CLEANING

English: occupy wall street

English: occupy wall street (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Nice long answer.  They’re usually a little more challenging.  And, the answer letter layout didn’t give it away!  Some interesting clue words today.  I always like the words “placid” and “gentry”.  I was a little surprised that “edged” wasn’t in the ralis95 clue word database.  There was HEDGED and WEDGED though.  Nice cartoon . . . ABOUT a . . . U-BOAT!  I think that ABOUT might be the simple word that David Hoyt was trying to remember on the John Williams Show.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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