Archive for December 25th, 2013

Christmas Jumble Spoiler – 2013

Scrooge's third visitor, from Charles Dickens:...

Scrooge’s third visitor, from Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol. In Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas. With Illustrations by John Leech. London: Chapman & Hall, 1843. First edition. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Cozying up with Ben.

RIPPM  =  PRIMP,  CAWMA  =  MACAW,  YADWES  =  SWAYED,  LENYOL  =  LONELY   —   Giving us:  RMMCWWAELOE

 

Clue/Question:  After he invented the Franklin stove, Ben was able to give people a – – –

 

Mr. Fezziwig’s Ball Hand colored etching by Jo...

Mr. Fezziwig’s Ball Hand colored etching by John Leech from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Deutsch: John Leechs Illustration Mr. Fezziwig’s Ball in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  WARM WELCOME

 

(Marvelous!  Almost looks like a scene out of a Dickens story.  The jumbling was challenging, and we even had a new clue word in “lonely”.  Another one for the ralis95 clue word database!  The answer letter layout was also challenging.  I hope that everybody is enjoying time with friends and family today.  Merry Christmas, fellow puzzlers!  Peace.)   —   YUR

 

Christmas Cryptoquote Spoiler – 2013

 

The Bishop's Wife

The Bishop’s Wife (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Loving kindness, warm hearts and the stretched out hand of tolerance.  All the shining gifts that make peace on earth.”   —   Bishop Henry Brougham (“The Bishop’s Wife, by Robert Nathan)

(A great old movie, with Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven and Monty Woolley.  Remade in 1996 as “The Preacher’s Wife“, with Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston and Courtney B. Vance.

Today and every day, these gifts of humanity are what we all should be striving for.  Peace and love to you all!)   —   YUR 


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