Archive for October 29th, 2012

An Early Halloween Bonus Puzzle from ralis95!

Halloween 2

Who wants to take a crack at it???  I think you probably should ignore the word “in” and the “. . . “s.  Just put the “. . . “ after the “to”.  Any other amateur puzzlers out there, looking for a forum???  Lemme know, and I’ll see what I can doBe well and do good, friends!  Thanks, ralis95!   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 10/29/12

English: Demonstration and explanation of the ...

Visual Description:  Unhappy horologists, and their grumpy Grunsell & Co manager.

TROOB  =  ROBOT,  CORFE  =  FORCE,  MASNOL  =  SALMON,  GIRFTH  =  FRIGHT   —   Giving us:  OTFEMFI

Clue/Question:  Everyone at the clock factory needed . . .

Answer:  TIME OFF

An interesting gin from Tanqueray, Rangpur is ...

(Not bad.  All the clue words were tried and true, but they were jumbled well.  The answer letter layout gave nothing away.  But, the answer itself was fairly obvious.  I might be changing course here, but I think I’m getting tired of the ones that are fill-in-the-blank complete the thought ones.  Usual great Jeff Knurek cartoon!  The clock/time ones seem to be a popular theme for the Jumble.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/29/12

Emily Bronte

Emily Bronte (Photo credit: Huang Xiang and William Rock)

 

Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”   —   Emily Bronte

(This is the first Emily Bronte quotation, since I’ve been posting these spoilers!  As a matter of fact, this is the very first of all three famous sisters.  A very romantic quotation.  Maybe this a quote from Wuthering Heights.  I couldn’t really say.  Maybe one our readers could tell us???  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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