Jumble Spoiler – 06/23/14

This blueprint of what La Belle would have loo...

This blueprint of what La Belle would have looked like was created in the 20th century, after excavation. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  A blueprint for success.


Clue/Question:  The architect couldn’t stay for the meeting because he – – –

AT-AT Walker Blueprint - Star Wars

AT-AT Walker Blueprint – Star Wars (Photo credit: A2K Design)

Answer:  HAD PLANS

(It didn’t take a genius to figure this one out.  All the clue words were old favorites, though they were jumbled very well.  The answer letter layout was another good jumble.  The cartoon and the clue/question went a long way in setting up the relatively short answer. Nice way to ease into the work week.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


4 Responses to “Jumble Spoiler – 06/23/14”

  1. 1 Anonymous June 23, 2014 at 9:23 pm

    It did take a genius to figure this one out!!! The third word unscrambled was “FONDLY”. The puzzle needed the word “SHRIMP” as the third word to get the cartoon phrase “HAD PLANS”. Sorry, but SOMEBODY SCREWED UP!!!!! I need a newspaper or syndicate printed retraction.

  2. 2 David L. Hoyt June 24, 2014 at 8:13 am

    It’s so odd. Another person e-mailed me this morning saying there was a problem with the answers in a newspaper. The puzzle checks out perfectly on this end and matches what we posted. It looks like a newspaper changed something. I’d love to know what newspaper “Anonymous” plays the Jumble in so we can track this down.

  3. 3 LindaLee June 25, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    Good puzzler! Our paper had the puzzler correct today. It has in the past had the circles in the wrong place in the puzzler jumbled clue words, but not this time. And I checked again to make sure that I had not been my dyslexic self and brought down the wrong letters that happened to make the right answer. So, we were good today. LL

  4. 4 unclerave June 26, 2014 at 4:41 pm

    Every day, LL! — YUR 😉

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