Archive for November 26th, 2014

(Belated) Sunday Jumble Spoiler – 11/23/14

Visual Description:  Holiday merchandise pursuance.

LANGOL  =  GALLON,  CREUPS =  SPRUCE,  DAIRTE  =  TIRADE,  BRUSAD  =  ABSURD,  TCLUSP  =  SCULPT,  HEYHNP  =  HYPHEN   —   Giving us:  GONPEIESRCPTHN

Clue/Question:  The middle of the mall was the – – –

Answer:  SHOPPING CENTER

(Black Friday is almost upon us!  Some people live for it.  I live to avoid it.  To each his own.  Guess what?  We had a new word on Sunday, in “tirade”.  ralis95 can add it to his clue word database.  A bunch of the jumbles were new to me.  A super cryptic answer letter layout!  Nothing given away.  Loads to like in the detailed cartoon.  Christmas tree, escalator, great shops, an information sign, and plenty of shoppers.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

(Belated) Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/23/14

There cannot be a crisis next week.  My schedule is already full.”   —   Henry Kissinger

(A surprisingly amusing quote from . . . the dark one!  Actually, there’s more than a hint of arrogance that accompanies that witty bon mot.  But, we can just let it go as humorous.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 11/26/14

Visual Description:  Outside the repair shop.

SITJO  =  JOIST,  TORUG  =  GROUT,  BIMNEL  =  NIMBLE,  SYPBAS  =  BYPASS   —   Giving us:  JOGUNBBPA

Clue/Question:  When it came to repairing cars, the auto body shop did a – – –

Answer:  BANG-UP JOB

(Terrific pun!  No new clue words today, but all of the jumbles looked new to me.  We haven’t seen “joist” or “grout” in a while.  The answer letter was very nicely cryptic.  Nothing given away there.  And, a superior cartoon.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 11/26/14

Instead of getting married again, I’m going to find a woman I don’t like and just give her a house.”   —   Rod Stewart

(I actually remember when he made this comment.  I loved it then, and I love it now.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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