Archive for March 23rd, 2013

Jumble Spoiler – 03/23/13

English: Image of comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake),...

English: Image of comet C/1996 B2 (Hyakutake), taken on 1996 March 25, with a 225mm f/2.0 Schmidt Camera (focal length 450mm) on Kodak Panther 400 color slide film. Exposure 0:56 to 1:06 UT (10 minutes). The field shown is about 6.5°x4.8°. Note the prominent disconnection event in the comet’s ion tail. Stars in the image appear trailed, as the camera tracked the comet during the exposure. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Getting ready for his close-up.

LASIA  =  ALIAS,  VONLE  =  NOVEL,  DRYLAH  =  HARDLY,  VABHEE  =  BEHAVE   —   Giving us:  ISNLHDEAE

Clue/Question:  The newscaster used makeup to cover his . . .

Answer:  HEAD LINES

 

Meteor falling to Earth

Meteor falling to Earth (Photo credit: State Farm)

(Great pun.  No new clue words, today.  But, the jumbling was pretty good.  I had to do a couple of takes on “alias”.  Very nice job on the answer letter layout.  Great Knurek cartoon.  Haven’t heard from the boys in a while.  Guess they’ve been busy . . . golfing in Scotland, and such.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  Don’t know what I typed that caused Zemanta to provide me with pictures of comets, but yer Uncle digs all that astral-jazz!   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/23/13

Deborah Read Franklin (1708–1774)

Deborah Read Franklin (1708–1774) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”   —   Benjamin Franklin

(Easy peasy lemon squeasy, today!  That, and I got a wonderful night’s rest!  Good ol’ Ben, with his simple truths.  Today, I give you his lovely common-law wife, Deborah.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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