Archive for September 15th, 2014

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/15/14

English: This image is of international (Youth...

English: This image is of international (Youth & College) motivational Keynote Speaker “Yo Pal” Hal Elrod. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.”   —   Napoleon Hill

English: , American author and motivational sp...

English: , American author and motivational speaker (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Kind of an early self-help guru.  If he were alive today, I’m sure that he would be a very popular motivational speaker.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 09/15/14

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Dvstransomsnow (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Athletic shoe boardroom biz.

AZTOP  =  TOPAZ,  HOOTP  =  PHOTO,  UNFLAT  =  FLAUNT,  DROPAN  =  PARDON   —   Giving us:  TOHOFLDO

Clue/Question:  The new shoe company was gaining a – – –

English: A strong foothold The base of this Co...

English: A strong foothold The base of this Conifer gives the impression of surviving for many more years. The damage to the bark was probably caused by the horses in the field (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  FOOTHOLD

(It’s nice to see that they have progressed from their earlier toehold.  From here, they will work towards a stronghold.  But, it’s unlikely that they will achieve a stranglehold.  Nobody really wants to deal with a monopoly, anyway.  We don’t want/need collusion among the bigger players, either.  Consumers need choices and fair competition.

There were no new clue words today.  ralis95 can rest easy.  But, all of the jumbles came up as new, to me.  I only hesitated, slightly, on “pardon”.  The rest came to me immediately.  The answer letter layout was cryptic enough, but I thought the whole set up made the answer fairly obvious.  The cartoon definitely got the point across.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

PS.  There are a lot of great birthdays today!  A lot of my favorites, like:  Norm Crosby, Tommy Lee Jones, Oliver Stone, Dan Marino, Josh Charles and Prince Harry.  Happy birthday, men!      YUR


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