Archive for January 7th, 2015

Jumble Spoiler – 01/07/15

High Tea Macau

High Tea Macau (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Tea time at the tennis club.

CREPH  =  PERCH,  ATAWI  =  AWAIT,  DOSITU  =  STUDIO,  TEYMSS  =  SYSTEM   —   Giving us:  PEWTSTOSSE

Clue/Question:  The cookies shaped like tennis rackets were a hit.  Everyone really liked their – – –

Real tennis racquets and balls. Cahusac at the...

Real tennis racquets and balls. Cahusac at the Falkland Palace Royal Tennis Club. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  SWEET SPOTS

English: Tea in a Meißen pink-rose teacup 日本語:...

English: Tea in a Meißen pink-rose teacup 日本語: マイセンの紅茶カップ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Aah!  Pretty nifty sports pun!  I like it.  There were no new clue words today, but three of the jumbles appear to be new.  Only “teymss” came up as being used before.  I thought the answer letter layout was another great jumble.  Very cryptic, and it doesn’t give anything away.  I bet a lot of you had to think some to get today’s answer.  Another superior cartoon, from our other buddy.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/07/15

Spanish Fighting Bull II by Alexander Fiske-Ha...

Spanish Fighting Bull II by Alexander Fiske-Harrison (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Don’t take the bull by the horns, take him by the tail; then you can let go when you want to.”   —   Josh Billings

Josh Billings

Josh Billings (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(I think this guy was every bit as funny as Mark Twain!  Taking the bull by the horns is a great metaphor, but, if taken literally, could be very hazardous to your health!  Be well and do good, friends.  And, that’s no bull!)   —   YUR


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