Archive for November 9th, 2014

(Belated) Jumble Spoiler – 10/30/14

Visual Description:  Siblings.

VAINA  =  AVIAN,  GRACO  =  CARGO,  WIDMIT  =  DIMWIT,  SMELUC  =  MUSCLE   —   Giving us:  ANADTME

Clue/Question:  She wanted her sister to find a guy to go out with, so she gave her a – – –

Answer:  MANDATE

(Hey!  Better late than never!  Huh, folks?  They gave us another new clue word on this day, in “dimwit”.  Somebody call ralis95!  And, it looks like all of the jumbles are new too.  Decent answer letter layout.  Finally caught up!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR 

(Belated) Cryptoquote Spoiler – 10/30/14

Anyone who doesn’t know that politics is crime has got a few screws loose.”   —   YUR

(A good friend of mine always refers to federal politics as the mob on steroids.  I do know that – at the upper levels – there really is no difference between Democrats and Republicans.  They take turns . . . and give each other winks and a nudges . . . and laugh all the way to the bank.)   —   YUR

Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 11/09/14

Visual Description:  Gridiron impermanence.

GAHRAN  =  HANGAR,  DAGEAN  =  AGENDA,  TIMBUS  =  SUBMIT,  HAPTAY  =  APATHY,  SLARUW  =  WALRUS,  COSTEK  =  SOCKET   —   Giving us:  HGGNSITPHARUSO

Clue/Question:  The new QB was being traded after only one game.  He was just – – –

Answer:  PASSING THROUGH

(Beautiful 14 letter answer!  No new clue words today, but most of the jumbles seem new to me.  A very challenging answer letter layout.  I don’t think it gave anything away.  The cartoon does a great job telling the story and setting up the pun.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/09/14

A drama critic is a person who surprises the playwright by informing him what he meant.”   —   Wilson Mizner

(If we haven’t had this exact quote before, we had something very similar.  All I know for sure is that this is not the first Wilson Mizner quote we’ve seen.  The man is responsible for some wonderful quotes!  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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