Archive for January 26th, 2015

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/26/15

English: Close-up of leaves, from directly abo...

English: Close-up of leaves, from directly above, “In Glacier National Park,” Montana; From the series Ansel Adams Photographs of National Parks and Monuments, compiled 1941 – 1942, documenting the period ca. 1933 – 1942. Español: Hojas en primer plano En el Parque Nacional Glacier (1942) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs.  When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”   —   Ansel Adams

English: Ansel Adams The Tetons and the Snake ...

English: Ansel Adams The Tetons and the Snake River (1942) Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the National Park Service. (79-AAG-1) Français : Ansel Adams. Les Grands Tetons et la rivière Snake (1942). Parc National des Grands Tetons, Wyoming. Archives Nationales des USA, Archives du service des parcs nationaux. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(An amazing artist.  Simple praise is enough.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 01/26/15

An Orchid nursery

An Orchid nursery (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  Pulling up stakes, so they can put down roots . . . elsewhere.


Clue/Question:  They sold the land their plant nursery was on because they – – –

English: Plant nursery-Horticulture nursery in...

English: Plant nursery-Horticulture nursery in Suffolk County, New York, U.S. Deutsch: Baumschule mit Containerkultur in Cutchogue, Suffolk County, US-Bundesstaat New York. Im Hintergrund sind zur Überwinterung dienende sogenannte “Folienhäuser” zu erkennen (die Folienabdeckung ist entfernt). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


(Meh!  Not the most clever plant pun the guys have given us, but . . . I’m not going to lose my gourd over it.  We did have two, brand new clue words today, in “tickle” and “wiggle”.  Looks like David L. Hoyt wants to put ralis95 to work again!  And, it looks like all of the jumbles were new today, as well.  The answer letter layout was not a beanstalk of a jumble today, but it was okay.  The cartoon did a fine job of conveying a plant nursery.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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