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.

TOTCE  =  OCTET,  MURBC  =  CRUMB,  LICETK  =  TICKLE,  GIWLEG  =  WIGGLE   —   Giving us:  OTRUTIEWG

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)

Answer:  OUTGREW IT

(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


1 Response to “Jumble Spoiler – 01/26/15”


  1. 1 LindaLee January 26, 2015 at 2:32 pm

    I had to back into tickle. I was convinced it was ticket until I realized the second T was missing. Got the puzzler…but had to figure it out. Which made it feel tricky/not easy to me.

    Good way to start the week!

    LL


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