Jumble Spoiler – 06/20/14

An English Urban Garden

An English Urban Garden (Photo credit: Jim Linwood)

Visual Description:  Down – but still up – on the farm.


Clue/Question:  She planned to work in her garden until she – – –

Fresh From The Garden

Fresh From The Garden (Photo credit: alasam)




frog (Photo credit: cluczkow)

(I thought she was growing carrots and tomatoes!  Very punny, guys.  We had no new clue words today, but all of the jumbling seemed to be new.  I had a swing and a miss on “expert” at first.  I wrote down PRETEX, as though it were PRETEXT.  Sometimes when you say a word the ending gets a little muddled.  Like the credit card company commercial that’s promoting “fraud protection”, but the customer is hearing “frog protection”.  The EX that I came up with was getting me nowhere, so I went back to the drawing board.  The cartoon and clue/question gave me the answer, so I guess I had to back into a relatively simple word.  I always get there . . . eventually, but I’m certainly no genius.  The answer letter layout was another top notch jumble.  By itself it gave nothing away.  The cartoon was cool.  It could’ve used a little bunny lurking in the background, but it will do.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


2 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 06/20/14”

  1. 1 haliburton76 June 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm

    I, too, tried to lengthen one, reading CAMERA as MACRAMÉ! (One is almost as outdated as the other.)
    PS. I’m not sure what to say about the “related articles.” You are not *endorsing* or *recommending* them, only saying they are *related.*

  2. 2 unclerave June 20, 2014 at 5:27 pm

    Ah, hal! You always come up with an answer for me! I can’t always read these related articles, at least not in depth, so it’s always been a best effort kind of basis. I just don’t want someone to get too bent out of shape, but then again anything could offend just about anybody, I guess. Thanks for responding. — YUR

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