Archive for January 9th, 2013

Jumble Spoiler – 01/09/13

Flip Flops

Flip Flops (Photo credit: ComingUpNext [is LEGIT])

Visual Description:  Waffling footwear shopper.

MIPRP  =  PRIMP,  LIRGL  =  GRILL,  HOPNOT  =  PHOTON,  RIFFAM  =  AFFIRM   —   Giving us:  PIPGLLPONFFI

Clue/Question:  When it came to which sandals she wanted to buy, the customer kept . . .

Answer:  FLIP-FLOPPING

(Excellent!  Great clue words, expertly jumbled.  Even a new clue word for the ralis95 database, in “primp”.   I even had to back into “photon”.  The answer letter layout was also beautifully cryptic.  Great cartoon, too.  Very nice job today, boys!  Flip-flops are not great for your feet, folks.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/09/13

English: Picture of poet Ivy Alvarez (born in ...

English: Picture of poet Ivy Alvarez (born in the Philippines, educated in Australia, now residing in Wales). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The educated don’t get that way by memorizing facts; they get that way by respecting them.”   —   Tom Heehler

(Definitely one of the strangest names I’ve ever run  into.  But, I love the quote.  I’ve run into a number of people who are quick to rattle off “facts”, and sometimes even quotes, but I always get the feeling that they really don’t know what they’re talking about.  Especially, those who memorize, and spout, religious text.  It’s kinda funny.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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