Archive for April 6th, 2014

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 04/06/14

English: Drilling a blast hole with a jackhamm...

English: Drilling a blast hole with a jackhammer in 1942. Tennessee Valley Authority Douglas Dam project on the French Broad River Sevier County in East Tennessee in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Momentous day in construction history.

HEKSAN  =  SHAKEN,  PORRUA  =  UPROAR,  GIRBEG  =  BIGGER,  EISFUN  =  INFUSE,  LADARI  =  RADIAL,  PUTBAR  =  ABRUPT   —   Giving us:  KENUORGGINADBR

Clue/Question:  When the jackhammer was invented, it was – – –

English: I took this photo. Pneumatic drill / ...

English: I took this photo. Pneumatic drill / jackhammer, with black silencer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  GROUNDBREAKING

(Marvelous!  No new clue words, but all were jumbled masterfully.  None that I struggled with, though.  The answer letter layout was a thing of beauty.  It gave nothing away.  The cartoon is a nice look back in time.  I’m just guessing that this was the 1930’s.  Does anyone know for sure?  Even though it was a nice long, 14 letter, answer, and the answer letter layout was well-jumbled, I got the answer immediately.  How about you guys?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/06/14

Brigham Young

Brigham Young (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Any man who is unmarried at the age of twenty-one is a menace to the community.”   —   Brigham Young

(And a woman, what?  14?  My, how times have changed!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —  YUR

 

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