Archive for October 2nd, 2014

Jumble Spoiler – 10/02/14

English: Blue ribbon

English: Blue ribbon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Some kinda social luncheon.

ZAGEL  =  GLAZE,  DIRGI  =  RIGID,  FORTPI  =  PROFIT,  AGENTE  =  NEGATE   —   Giving us:  GZRIDPRNAE

Clue/Question:  She thought that winning the $1,000 in the raffle was a – – –

Pabst Blue Ribbon

Pabst Blue Ribbon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  GRAND PRIZE

(I was able to get today’s answer without even reading the clue/question, or even really looking at the picture.  I’m sure I must have processed a glimpse of it, but just knowing that the answer was two 5-letter words, and seeing the answer letters, was enough for me today.  This doesn’t happen often, but sometimes you just get a good feeling.  All the clue words were tried and true.  Three of the jumblings were new for me, with only the one for “rigid” showing as being used before.  All things considered, I think both sets of clue words being switched would have made for a better answer letter layout.  Splendid cartoon though.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/02/14

English: British Prime Minister Tony Blair. (C...

English: British Prime Minister Tony Blair. (Cropped from source below) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The art of leadership is saying no, not yes.  It is very easy to say yes.”   —   Tony Blair

(Our first Tony Blair quote since I’ve posting these spoilers.  Being unemployed, and borderline broke, has given me the strength to say no when various groups ask me for a donation.  I used to say yes far too often, but now it’s: sorry, can’t, won’t.  Maybe I should run for elected office?  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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