Archive for August 20th, 2014

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 08/20/14

 

Robert A. Heinlein, with Ginny Heinlein Robert...

Robert A. Heinlein, with Ginny Heinlein Robert and Ginny Heinlein in Tahiti 1980 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.”   —   Robert A. Heinlein

(And, the happier they are . . . the more they’ll leave you alone!  LOL!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 08/20/14

COMEX 2006

COMEX 2006 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  A herd of word-nerds.

GAMIE  =  IMAGE,  TOTDI  =  DITTO,  SNUJTU  =  UNJUST,  CANGEL  =  GLANCE   —   Giving us:  IMEDTUSTGAE

Clue/Question:  He wasn’t sure exactly how many people were staying at the hotel, so he – – –

Front Desk of Hampton Inn in Rochester, NY

Front Desk of Hampton Inn in Rochester, NY (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  GUESTIMATED

(A wonderfully stinky pun, starring our two favorite word-nerds, Hoyt and Knurek!  None of the clue words are new, but three of the jumbles were new, to me.  They all came to me immediately.  Yay, Rave!  The answer letter layout was another great jumble.  It didn’t give the answer away.  The self-promoting cartoon is very amusing.  They do have various regional events, I think.  Our boys can tell you when and where.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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