Archive for September 19th, 2013

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/19/13

 

54100. The Circle, Brooklyn, New York. Photoch...

54100. The Circle, Brooklyn, New York. Photochrom print by the Detroit Photographic Co., copyrighted 1904. From the Photochrom Prints Collection at the Library of Congress More photochroms from New York & the United States | More photochrom prints [PD] This picture is in the public domain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought of it himself.”   —   Frank Tyger

 

English: The Brooklyn Bridge, seen from Manhat...

English: The Brooklyn Bridge, seen from Manhattan, New York City. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(One of the great kids from Brooklyn!  Sadly, Frank passed away in 2011, but his quotations live on!  And, of course, he’s right on this.  Whenever we hear someone start out with:  You know what you should do? . . . we get kind of defensive, don’t we?  We want to be told what to do . . . without being told what to do!  We are such complicated creatures.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 09/19/13

United States

United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  The BACKBONE of America!

MUGOB  =  GUMBO,  SUMIN  =  MINUS,  TRYTEP  =  PRETTY,  HEBDIN  =  BEHIND   —   Giving us:  UONREIN

Clue/Question:  After years without striking, the picketers had a . . .

Answer:  REUNION

(Not bad!  A good pun.  No new clue words, but good jumbling.  A fine answer letter layout too.  I really like Jeff’s cartoon!  It’s my lady’s birthday today, so I’m going to keep this short.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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