Archive for July 20th, 2013

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/20/13

English: Roycroft Sign, East Aurora

English: Roycroft Sign, East Aurora (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”   —   Elbert Hubbard

English: FILOSOFIA Español: FILOSOFIA

English: FILOSOFIA Español: FILOSOFIA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Our old pal, Elbert!  Mr. Hubbard is right up there with Twain and Billings, as one of the Great American Quotesters of the late 19th/early 20th Century!  Be well . . . be brave and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 07/20/13

English: Major League Baseball pitcher Art Hou...

English: Major League Baseball pitcher Art Houtteman in 1953. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  More than a pedestrian dispute on the diamond.

CAREZ  =  CRAZE,  THIGF  =  FIGHT,  TOPNUW  =  UPTOWN,  CIXTEO  =  EXOTIC   —   Giving us:  RAFHTWETI

Clue/Question:  After he walked home the winning run, the pitcher . . .

Answer:  THREW A FIT

 

Pitcher of Samuel Adams

Pitcher of Samuel Adams (Photo credit: skipjack2000)

(Ahh!  The boys of Summer!  It’s hard to tell who the Tigers just beat, but you can just make out the “D” on the runner/walker’s uniform.  And, of course Jeff is a big Tiger’s fan.  No new clue words today.  But, the last two clue words were jumbled very nicely.  And, David did a great job on the answer letter layout.  Loved the pun, too.  Maybe some of you non-baseball types had a little trouble getting it, but I think most of you were able to andle this.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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