Archive for September 22nd, 2013

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/22/13

 

Portrait of Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Péri...

Portrait of Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord in dress of great chamberlain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Never speak ill of yourself; your friends will always say enough on that subject.”   —   Talleyrand

(Let’s hope that this is just the first of many Talleyrand quotes!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 09/22/13

Arctic Ocean map

Arctic Ocean map (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Raising the roof on the Arctic shelf.

GOHUTH  =  THOUGH,  RAPSIL  =  SPIRAL,  PONEWA  =  WEAPON,  NEFDOF  =  OFFEND,  TONDUL  =  UNTOLD,  NARPYT  =  PANTRY   —   Giving us:  TOHRLWOOFENODPT

Clue/Question:  When the explorers reached the north pole, they were . . .

Answer:  ON TOP OF THE WORLD

 

English: Dogsled dogs (huskies) at rest. At th...

English: Dogsled dogs (huskies) at rest. At the Governor General’s residence, winter party, Ottawa, Canada. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Very nice.  I thought that “untold” was exceptionally well-jumbled, but the others were also done well.  No new words today.  The answer letter layout was super, but I thought the answer was pretty obvious.  I’m guessing that the thing behind the guy holding the flag is the front end of the dog-sled.  But, what is that on the horizon?  A polar bear, maybe?  What do you guys think???  Enjoy the remainder of the weekend, folks.  Be well and do good.)   —   YUR


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