Sunday Jumble (Non)Spoiler – 06/22/14

Tom's Restaurant, a diner at 112th Street and ...

Tom’s Restaurant, a diner at 112th Street and Broadway, in Manhattan, was used as the exterior image of Monk’s Cafe in the show. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Mr. and Mrs. Knurek watching ’90s reruns . . . about nothing.


Clue/Question:  The TV show ‘Seinfeld‘  has been so successful in syndication thanks to – – –

Mr. and Mrs. America

Mr. and Mrs. America (Photo credit: cliff1066™)

Answer:  (I told you, I’m no genius!)

The answer is:  REPEAT BUSINESS, as per:  Liz M, HH, jenn, helper, and someone who came up as anonymous . . . and Joe!  Nice going, people!  I think I have a semantic thing with the word “repeat” when it comes to television.  I use it more in the context of a show’s current season, late spring and summer run.  But, for old shows that are in syndication, I just think of the word rerun, or in syndication.  But, that’s probably just me.  I didn’t even have a chance to try the ralis95 method.  Thanks for all the help!   —   YUR

(I’m going to continue to work on this, but I think it’s fair to inform you that I am – at least temporarily – stumped on this one.  I got all of the clue words immediately, but I’m drawing a blank on the answer.  I’m going to attribute a good portion of this to Hoyt’s superior answer letter layout, because I’m looking at it and coming up with nothing.  I thought the first word might be SERIES, SUPERB, or PARENT, but I can’t do anything with the leftovers.  Maybe, I’ll take a shot using the ralis95 method of breaking down the answer letters, and get back to you.  Until then, if anyone wants to submit the answer, feel free!  Until we meet again, be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

15 Responses to “Sunday Jumble (Non)Spoiler – 06/22/14”

  1. 1 LindaLee June 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    OMG Unc, you were so right. Yes, I’ve gotten the clue words too. And I have not idea what the answer is. Guyz! Oh My Goodness!!! I will keep plucking away. This one may get me behind!

    Love it! I can feel my mind working.

  2. 2 Liz m June 22, 2014 at 12:03 pm

    Repeat business

  3. 3 Anonymous June 22, 2014 at 12:14 pm

    Repeat business? HH.

  4. 4 jenn June 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    maybe ‘repeat business’?

  5. 5 helper June 22, 2014 at 12:35 pm

    “Repeat business” is the answer.

  6. 6 Anonymous June 22, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Repeat Business

  7. 7 unclerave June 22, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Wow! 5 quick replies . . . and 4 of them with what I would accept as the correct answer! Thank you: Liz M, HH, jenn and helper! — YUR

  8. 8 Joe June 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    we got “repeat business” also!

  9. 9 unclerave June 22, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Joe, you too, and Anonymous, have more on the ball today than yer old Uncle! Nice going. — YUR

  10. 10 Joe June 22, 2014 at 1:29 pm

    Thanks for the compliment. Not bad for a 95 year old (really!!)

  11. 11 June 22, 2014 at 5:14 pm

    Repeat Business

  12. 12 Patrick Davis June 22, 2014 at 6:08 pm

    the answer is  REPEAT BUSINESS     by the way–thanks for your advise on getting  an online subscription  to a newspaper that carries the sunday jumble. since I’m out on the road all the time trucking,  it really comes in handy.

  13. 13 unclerave June 23, 2014 at 8:34 am


    95??? That is amazing! The only way I want to live that long is if I can be as with it as you are. God bless you, sir. — YUR


    Gotta love your handle, brother! — YUR

    Patrick Davis,

    Glad I could be of some help. I’ll have to show your comment to my kids. They barely pay lip service to my advise. — YUR

  14. 14 LindaLee June 24, 2014 at 9:34 pm

    OK, I didn’t get the answer, HOWEVER, that is only because I clicked on a comment not realizing I was going to see the answer! And then I forgot what the answer was and when I sat down to finish up Sunday’s puzzler, the answer came far too fast, so I figure my subconscious jumped right in and helped me out. I think I need to start eating Wheaties! 🙂 LL

  15. 15 LindaLee June 24, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    BTW, still not listening to the not genius statements!

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