Archive for April 24th, 2013

Jumble Spoiler – 04/24/13

English: Striped Skunks (Mephitis mephitis)

English: Striped Skunks (Mephitis mephitis) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Dining at Café Le Pew.

AVTUL  =  VAULT,  KRELC  =  CLERK,  SOLNES  =  LESSON,  NICADD  =  CANDID   —   Giving us:  VUTERKESSCNI

Clue/Question:  The food was pretty good at the skunk restaurant, but the . . .

Answer:  SERVICE STUNK

skunk

skunk (Photo credit: Slideshow Bruce)

(Beautiful!  I loved it!  Some of the all-time great Looney Tunes characters.  Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Pepé Le Pew . . . and Pepé’s cousin Jean Claude!  I actually had to back into “candid” today.  “Clerk” was the easiest solve.  It was just backwards.  Not sure if anything was new.  The answer letter layout was fantastic.  Jeff’s marvelous drawing made the answer all too apparent, though.  Ya coulda worked for Tex Avery or Chuck Jones, kid!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/24/13

 

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, an...

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. – Robert Benchley ~ Day 100/365 (Photo credit: FabulousTerrah)

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he’s supposed to be doing at that moment.”   —   Robert Benchley

(Well, there’s work . . . and then there’s WORK.  Work is no problem.  It’s that WORK that’s going to kill you!  Be well and do good, friends.  Don’t WORK too hard.)   —   YUR


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