Jumble Spoiler – 04/21/14

ROCKPORT'S BARBERSHOP - NARA - 548244

ROCKPORT’S BARBERSHOP – NARA – 548244 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Handing over the heirloom comb and scissors.

GIMER  =  GRIME,  LOGIO  =  IGLOO,  RUYHAR  =  HURRAY,  RAKTEA  =  KARATE   —   Giving us:  IEIGHRAAT

Clue/Question:  The barbershop had been in his family for years and it was his turn to run it . . . it was his – – –

English: Samson and Delilah, Guercino, 1654, o...

English: Samson and Delilah, Guercino, 1654, oil on canvas. Access number 316. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  HAIRITAGE

(Wonderfully stinky pun!  “Grime” was a little easy, but the other clue words were much more challenging.  Even though we’ve had “igloo”, with this exact jumbling before, I still kind of fell for it.  We even had two new clue words today!  We can add both “hurray” and “karate” to the ralis95 clue word database.  The answer letter layout was beautiful.  Very nicely jumbled.  I wonder if this is Jeff Knurek’s barber?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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4 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 04/21/14”


  1. 1 haliburton76 April 21, 2014 at 11:35 am

    I found the fourth word very hard. I literally had to FIGHT with it.

  2. 2 Joe Key April 21, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    KARATE killed me. Even though I spelled it out right I just couldn’t see it.

  3. 3 unclerave April 21, 2014 at 8:55 pm

    Very similar to me, Joe. I kept thinking I was mentally spelling out some version of KARET. but KARATE. I wasn’t reading it as KA-RA-TE. When I did actually write it out, I had to laugh at myself! That’s the power of a good jumble.
    — YUR

  4. 4 Lesley April 22, 2014 at 8:34 am

    KARATE did me in! I cheated big time! We usually don’t get 3 syllable words. That’s why words like COYOTE and VIDEO get me every time!


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